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Radiotherapy uses high energy x-rays to treat cancer. It is a common treatment for bone cancer.

This section is about radiotherapy for cancer that starts in your bone (primary bone cancer). If your cancer has spread into bone from another part of the body, it is called secondary bone cancer.

About radiotherapy

Radiotherapy uses high energy x-rays to treat cancer. Find out about radiotherapy for primary bone cancer.

Planning radiotherapy

Find out what happens at your planning appointment before radiotherapy for primary bone cancer.

Having radiotherapy treatment

Find out what happens when you have radiotherapy for primary bone cancer.

Side effects of radiotherapy

Find out about the possible side effects of radiotherapy for primary bone cancer and how to cope with them.

Last reviewed: 
06 Dec 2017

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