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Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy uses high energy x-rays to kill cancer cells. Find out about planning radiotherapy for lung cancer, how you have treatment, and about the possible side effects.

Planning radiotherapy

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

Radiotherapy for non small cell lung cancer

Find out about having external radiotherapy to the lung for non small cell lung cancer.

Radiotherapy for small cell lung cancer

Find out about having external radiotherapy to the lung for small cell lung cancer.

Side effects of radiotherapy

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

Long term side effects of radiotherapy

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

Radiotherapy to the brain

Find out about what happens when you have external radiotherapy to the brain for lung cancer.

Last reviewed: 
14 Sep 2017

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