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Radiotherapy is a common treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma. It uses high energy rays similar to x-rays to kill cancer cells. You have the treatment from an external radiotherapy machine.

Planning radiotherapy

What happens at your planning appointment for external radiotherapy.

Radiotherapy treatment

Information about what happens when you have external radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma.

Radiotherapy side effects

Find out about possible side effects during and after radiotherapy treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma.

Long term side effects of radiotherapy

Find out about possible long term side effects of external radiotherapy and what you can do about them.

Last reviewed: 
08 Feb 2018

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