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Treatment

Your treatment depends on the type of eye cancer you have, the stage and your general health.

Who treats eye cancer?

A team of professionals look after you, these include an eye specialist (ophthalmologist) and a cancer specialist (oncologist).

 

Treatment decisions

Find out how your doctor decides which treatment you need and the types of treatment you might have.

Surgery

Read about surgery for eye cancer, and what happens before and after.

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill eye cancer cells.

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells.

Follow up

Find out about follow up appointments and tests after treatment for eye cancer.

Last reviewed: 
07 Dec 2018
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