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Radiotherapy

You might have radiotherapy as part of your treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

If there is a high chance that the leukaemia could spread to the brain or spinal cord you might have radiotherapy to the brain.

As part of a stem cell transplant you might have radiotherapy to the whole body (total body irradiation).

Planning radiotherapy

Find out what happens at your planning appointment before radiotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).

Radiotherapy to the brain

Get information on what happens when you have radiotherapy to the brain for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).

Total body radiotherapy (TBI)

Find out what happens during total body radiotherapy (TBI) before a stem cell transplant for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Last reviewed: 
15 Sep 2017

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