Cancer treatment

Find out about the possible treatments for cancer. We have info about when each treatment might be used, how it's given and possible side effects.

  • Chemotherapy

    Find out what chemotherapy is, how it is given and what side effects you might have.

  • Radiotherapy

    Find out what radiotherapy is, how it is given and what side effects you might have.

  • What is surgery?

    Surgery involves removing all or part of the cancer with an operation. It is an important treatment for many cancers.

  • Clinical trials

    Your doctors may suggest you take part in a clinical trial – trials can help to improve cancer treatments.

  • Getting through treatment

    Find out what can help when you are having treatment.