Radiotherapy has been used to treat cancer for more than a century, and has changed beyond recognition to become a precision weapon for tackling tumours.
Our research on radiotherapy
Millions of people worldwide benefit from radiotherapy every year, and the treatment cures more people than cancer drugs. Many people benefit from radiotherapy as part of their treatment and it is commonly used for a range of different cancers, such as lung, breast and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
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We receive no government funding for our research. Our life-saving work relies on the money you give us.
A hundred years old but still lifesaving
Our strategy to beat cancer sooner
Our vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.Our new strategy will give us the foundations we need to tackle the challenges ahead.
Find out more about radiotherapy
Read more about radiotherapy on our CancerHelp pages.