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Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill vulval cancer cells. You may have radiotherapy for vulval cancer before or after surgery, or to help control symptoms of advanced cancer. 

About radiotherapy

Read about what radiotherapy is and when you have it for vulval cancer.

Planning radiotherapy

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

Radiotherapy treatment

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

Side effects of radiotherapy

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

Last reviewed: 
16 Mar 2016

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