We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help. If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor.
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Radiotherapy uses high energy x-rays to kill cancer cells.
You might have radiotherapy for melanoma that has spread. It can shrink melanoma tumours and help to control symptoms.
The radiotherapy team plans your external beam radiotherapy before you start treatment. This means working out the dose of radiotherapy you need and exactly where you need it.
External radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill cancer cells. Read about when and how you have radiotherapy for melanoma.
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