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Radiotherapy for advanced cancer

Find out what happens when you have radiotherapy for advanced cervical cancer. Advanced cancer means that it has spread to another part of the body.

Planning radiotherapy for advanced cervical cancer

A few weeks before treatment starts, the radiotherapy team meet with you to work out the dose of radiotherapy that you need and mark the treatment area on your body. 

Radiotherapy for advanced cervical cancer

Radiotherapy is a treatment you might have for advanced cervical cancer. It can shrink the cancer, relieve symptoms, and help you feel more comfortable.

Side effects of radiotherapy for advanced cervical cancer

Read about the side effects of radiotherapy for advanced cervical cancer and how to cope with them.

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