Radiotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Radiotherapy uses high energy rays similar to x-rays to kill cancer cells. You might have it on its own, or together with other treatments for NHL. You usually have external radiotherapy. This means using radiation from a machine to destroy the cancer. 

Planning radiotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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

Having radiotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma

You might have radiotherapy to try to cure your non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Or you might have it to help relieve symptoms of advanced lymphoma.

Last reviewed: 
17 May 2024
Next review due: 
17 May 2027