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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  • Soft tissue sarcomas

    Radiotherapy for soft tissue sarcomas

    Radiotherapy uses high-energy rays to destroy cancer cells. Conformal radiotherapy is usually given to treat soft tissue sarcomas.

  • Soft tissue sarcomas

    Possible side effects

    You may get some side effects from radiotherapy – these can develop during, or sometimes after, treatment.

  • General information

    How should I prepare for radiotherapy?

    Prepare for your radiotherapy by finding out what treatment involves and how it may affect your everyday routine.

  • Soft tissue sarcomas

    Planning your treatment

    Your clinical oncologist and the radiotherapy team will plan your radiotherapy treatment with you.

  • General information

    Where will you have radiotherapy?

    Radiotherapy treatment is given in a hospital’s radiotherapy department

  • General information

    Who might I meet?

    You will meet many different specialists before, during and after radiotherapy treatment.