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Treatment for advanced cancer

Making decisions about treatment for advanced cancer

Read about making treatment decisions when you have advanced cancer.

Radiotherapy for advanced cancer

See how external and internal radiotherapy (brachytherapy) can help to control your cancer and reduce symptoms.

Chemotherapy for advanced cancer

Find out about chemotherapy for advanced oesophageal cancer and how you have it.

Making swallowing easier

Treatments include stretching your food pipe, stents, heat or laser therapy. You might have these with radiotherapy or chemotherapy.

Treatment for ascites (swollen tummy)

Find out about treatments for a swollen tummy.

Research and clinical trials

Find out about the latest UK research, clinical trials and how you can take part.

Last reviewed: 
17 May 2016

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