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Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill cervical cancer cells.

About radiotherapy

You can have external or internal radiotherapy for cervical cancer. Find out more about how you have this.

Planning external radiotherapy

Find out what happens at your planning appointment for external radiotherapy.

Having external radiotherapy treatment

Find out about what happens when you have external radiotherapy for cervical cancer.

Planning internal radiotherapy

Read about planning for internal radiotherapy to the cervix.

Internal radiotherapy treatment

Find out about what happens when you have internal radiotherapy and about possible side effects.

Side effects of radiotherapy

Read about the side effects of radiotherapy and how to cope with them.

Information and help