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

You have a planning session with your radiotherapy team a few days or weeks before you start treatment. 

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: 
01 Oct 2020
Next review due: 
01 Oct 2023
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