Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill cancer cells. You might have it as part of your treatment for vaginal cancer
Radiotherapy uses high energy x-rays to kill cancer cells. You might have external or internal radiotherapy, or both, for vaginal cancer.
The radiotherapy team plan your treatment by working out the exact dose of radiotherapy you need.
You usually have external radiotherapy for vaginal cancer as an outpatient.
Internal radiotherapy means giving radiotherapy to the cancer from inside the vagina.
Your guide to the side effects of radiotherapy for vaginal cancer and how to cope with them.