Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill cancer cells.
You might have radiotherapy for melanoma that has spread. It can shrink melanoma tumours and help to control symptoms.
Some people have radiotherapy as a treatment after melanoma has been removed with surgery. The radiotherapy can lower the chance of the melanoma coming back.
Find out what happens at your planning appointment for external radiotherapy for melanoma.
Read about external radiotherapy for melanoma skin cancer.
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