Radiotherapy for soft tissue sarcoma
Radiotherapy treats cancer by using high-energy x-rays to destroy cancer cells.
Radiotherapy treatment for sarcoma
You might have radiotherapy before or after surgery, to treat a secondary cancer, or to shrink or slow the growth of an advanced sarcoma.
Planning radiotherapy for soft tissue sarcoma
The radiotherapy team plan your external beam radiotherapy before you start treatment.
Having radiotherapy treatment for soft tissue sarcoma
You have radiotherapy in the radiotherapy department of the hospital.
Side effects of radiotherapy
Radiotherapy can cause general side effects as well as more specific ones. Specific side effects depend on where your soft tissue sarcoma is in your body.