Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill cancer cells. You might have radiotherapy to shrink the cancer or relieve symptoms and help you feel more comfortable.

About radiotherapy

Find out when you might have external radiotherapy to treat gallbladder cancer.

Planning radiotherapy

Find out what happens at your planning appointment for radiotherapy.

Radiotherapy treatment

Read about what happens when you have external radiotherapy for gallbladder cancer.

Side effects of radiotherapy

What the side effects of external radiotherapy are and how to cope with them.

Last reviewed: 
21 Oct 2020
Coronavirus and cancer

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