Understanding pelvic radiotherapy

Booklet
Published: 31 Jul 2021
Next review: 31 Jul 2024
Edition: 1

This booklet is about pelvic radiotherapy. It is for anyone who is having radiotherapy to the pelvic area. This is the area in the lower part of the tummy (abdomen), between the hips.

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Published: 31 Jul 2021
Next review: 31 Jul 2024
Edition: 1

This booklet is about pelvic radiotherapy. It is for anyone who is having radiotherapy to the pelvic area. This is the area in the lower part of the tummy (abdomen), between the hips.

About this booklet

The booklet explains side effects that may happen during, or shortly after, pelvic radiotherapy, and how these can be controlled or reduced. It also has information about what you can do to help yourself.

View our online information about pelvic radiotherapy.

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