Having radiotherapy

Most of the time radiotherapy treatment is given to you as an outpatient, but the number of sessions you will need is dependent on you and the type of cancer you have. Sometimes you’ll need as little as a single treatment, other times it may be over a period of weeks.

Information and Guidance

Radiotherapy Treatment Process

Click below for a video that shows the external beam radiotherapy treatment process.

We currently provide support via email. All our advisers are trained radiotherapy professionals who can offer support to anyone going through radiotherapy treatment. Contact us here.

Types of radiotherapy

Your stories

Radiotherapy: is it really worth it?

Author and illustrator Bruce Gilligan shares his first-hand experience of radiotherapy and how it’s influenced his life in more ways than one.

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