Radiotherapy uses high energy x-rays to kill ovarian cancer cells. You might have radiotherapy after surgery to kill off cancer cells left behind and so lower the risk of the cancer coming back. Or it can be used to shrink tumours and relieve symptoms if your cancer has spread.
Read about what happens at your planning appointment for external radiotherapy.
Find out what happens when you have external radiotherapy for ovarian cancer.
What the side effects of external radiotherapy are and how to cope with them.