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Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill cancer cells. You might have radiotherapy instead of surgery as a treatment for invasive or locally advanced bladder cancer. 

Planning radiotherapy

You have a planning session a few days or weeks before your radiotherapy treatment. See what happens at your planning appointment.

Having radiotherapy

See how you have radiotherapy treatment for invasive or locally advanced bladder cancer. 

Side effects

See which side effects you might get from radiotherapy, and how to manage them.

Long term side effects

Few people have long term side effects from bladder cancer radiotherapy. Read about the possible long term side effects and how to cope with them. 

Last reviewed: 
31 Jul 2015

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