Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy explained

Understand how radiotherapy works, how you can prepare and what to expect.

Radiotherapy explained

Radiotherapy explained

Consultant Clinical Oncologist Vincent Khoo describes external beam radiotherapy, how it works, and what it involves.

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Consultant Clinical Oncologist Vincent Khoo describes external beam radiotherapy, how it works, and what it involves.

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Larynx cancer Radiotherapy for cancer of the larynx

Radiotherapy treats cancer with high-energy rays that destroy cancer cells, while doing as little harm as possible to normal cells.

Larynx cancer Planning your radiotherapy

Your specialist will plan your radiotherapy carefully to make sure it's as effective as possible.

General information Before your radiotherapy

Before you start radiotherapy, your team will explain what your treatment involves and how it may affect you.

General information Masks for radiotherapy

During most types of radiotherapy to the brain, head or neck, you wear a mask to help you keep still.

General information Your radiotherapy team

You will meet many different specialists from your radiotherapy team. You may see them before, during and after radiotherapy treatment.

General information After your radiotherapy

It can take time to recover from radiotherapy. Support is there if you have any problems.