What is Radiotherapy

This section looks at how different types of radiotherapy can treat cancer patients. You can also learn more about some of the wording used around radiotherapy. Radiotherapy can be very technical and complicated, so we have put the most important information at the top of each page.
This involves having radioactive material placed inside the body, either through implants or liquids.
This is given by a machine outside of the body typically does not require a stay in hospital.
This is a form of external beam radiotherapy, which uses beams of energetic neutrons, protons, or other heavier positive ions for cancer treatment.
Explanations of radiotherapy terminology.
How Covid-19 could affect you while you are receiving radiotherapy treatment

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