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Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill cancer cells. You might have external radiotherapy or internal radiotherapy, or both to treat vaginal cancer.

About radiotherapy

Read about radiotherapy and when you might have it for vaginal cancer.

Planning external radiotherapy

Find out what happens at your planning appointment for radiotherapy.

External radiotherapy treatment

Read about what happens when you have external radiotherapy for vaginal cancer.

Planning and having internal radiotherapy

Find out about the different types of internal radiotherapy for vaginal cancer and what happens during treatment.

Side effects of radiotherapy

Your guide to the side effects of radiotherapy for vaginal cancer and how to cope with them.

Last reviewed: 
15 May 2018

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