Radiotherapy uses high energy x-rays to kill cancer cells. You might have radiotherapy instead of surgery as a treatment for invasive bladder cancer. 

Planning radiotherapy

You have a planning session a few days or weeks before your radiotherapy treatment. See what happens at your planning appointment.

Having radiotherapy for bladder cancer

Find out how you have radiotherapy treatment for invasive bladder cancer. 

Side effects

Find out about the possible side effects from radiotherapy and how to manage them.

Long term side effects of radiotherapy

Few people have long term side effects from bladder cancer radiotherapy. Read about the possible long term side effects and how to cope with them. 

Last reviewed: 
24 Jun 2019
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