Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill cancer cells. It is the main type of treatment for nasopharyngeal cancers.
You might have radiotherapy on its own or with chemotherapy (chemoradiotherapy) to treat nasopharyngeal cancer.
Read about what happens when you have your radiotherapy planning appointment.
Your guide to how you have external radiotherapy to treat nasopharyngeal cancer.
Find out how a small metal implant that gives off radiation is used for internal radiotherapy.
Most people have side effects from radiotherapy to the nasopharynx. See what side effects you might have and how to cope with them.