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Radiotherapy uses high energy waves to kill cancer cells. It is usually used to control the symptoms of mesothelioma. It may also slow down the growth of your tumour.

Planning radiotherapy

Find out what happens at your planning appointment for external radiotherapy.

Radiotherapy treatment

Your guide to what happens when you have external radiotherapy for mesothelioma.

Side effects

Find out about the side effects of external radiotherapy and how to cope with them.

Last reviewed: 
21 Sep 2018
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