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

Planning radiotherapy

Before you can have radiotherapy the team carefully plan your treatment to work out how much radiotherapy you need and exactly where you need it. 

About radiotherapy

Find out about what happens when you have radiotherapy from an external machine for liver cancer. 

Side effects of radiotherapy

Find out about the side effects of external radiotherapy and how to cope with them.


Radioembolisation is a type of internal radiotherapy. Find out more about what it is, how it works and who can have it. 

Last reviewed: 
09 Mar 2015

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