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Radiotherapy for advanced bile duct cancer

Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to treat cancer. Find out how you have radiotherapy for advanced bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma).

Planning radiotherapy

Find out why you might have external radiotherapy for advanced bile duct cancer, and what happens at your planning appointment.

Having radiotherapy for advanced bile duct cancer

Find out what happens when you have external radiotherapy for bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma).

Side effects of radiotherapy

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

Last reviewed: 
23 Dec 2020
Next review due: 
23 Dec 2023
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