What is a cancer mask? What is a radiotherapy mask? For most types of radiotherapy to your brain, head or neck area, you wear a mask during each treatment. This is sometimes also called a mould, head shell or cast. The mask is made to hold your head and neck still and in exactly the right position.
What mask protects from radiation? After testing dozens of radiation masks, MIRA Safety’s CM-6M CBRN Gas Mask is our top pick. A gas mask and protective gear will provide you with complete protection if you are in a contaminated area, whether it is caused by a nuclear attack, radiation leak, biological weapon or chemical attack.
What is a radiation mask for cancer? Another type of immobilization device used during radiation therapy is a thermoplastic mask. This mask might be used if you’re receiving radiation to your head or neck. The firm plastic mask is molded to your face and secured to the table, so it gently holds your head in place.
What does a cancer mask look like?