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Find out more about radiotherapy treatment given from outside of the body
Get information about IMRT, a specialised type of radiotherapy used to treat cancer in different parts of the body, including the prostate, breast, head and neck, and brain
Get information about prophylactic cranial radiotherapy (PCR) which involves giving radiotherapy to a person's head to prevent or delay the possible spread of cancer cells to the brain
Find out about the different types of external radiotherapy
Read about more specialised types of external radiotherapy
Read about what stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) is and its possible side effects
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