Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill cancer cells in the food pipe (oeosphageal cancer). Find out about how your doctors plan your treatment, how you have it and possible side effects
Early stage cancer means your oesophageal cancer hasn't spread. You might have external beam radiotherapy for early stage cancer.
Advanced stage means your oesophageal cancer has spread. External and internal radiotherapy (brachytherapy) can help to control your cancer and reduce symptoms.