MAC11640 E12 cover

Understanding radiotherapy

Booklet
Published: 31 Oct 2018
Next review: 31 Oct 2021
Edition: 12
MAC11640 E12 cover
This booklet is about radiotherapy. It is for anyone who is having radiotherapy or has been offered it as part of their cancer treatment.  
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Published: 31 Oct 2018
Next review: 31 Oct 2021
Edition: 12
This booklet is about radiotherapy. It is for anyone who is having radiotherapy or has been offered it as part of their cancer treatment.  

About this booklet

The booklet explains:

- the different types of radiotherapy

- what to expect before, during and after radiotherapy

- how radiotherapy is planned and given

- some of the general side effects of radiotherapy and ways to cope with these effects.

Visit our online information about radiotherapy.

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