Radiotherapy means the use of radiation, usually x-rays, to treat cancer.
Some people have radiotherapy after surgery to remove melanoma. The radiotherapy can lower the chance of the melanoma coming back.
Or you might have radiotherapy for melanoma that has spread. It can shrink melanoma tumours and help to control symptoms.
Find out what happens at your planning appointment for external radiotherapy for melanoma.
Read about external radiotherapy for melanoma skin cancer.
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