Radiation Therapy Principles
Here you'll find a more in-depth discussion of what radiation therapy is and how it is used to treat cancer. Click on the topics below to get started.
- How does radiation work to treat cancer?
- Types of radiation used to treat cancer
- Goals of radiation therapy
- Who gives radiation treatments?
- How is radiation given?
- External beam radiation
- Internal radiation therapy (brachytherapy)
- Does radiation therapy cause second cancers?
- What’s new in radiation therapy?
- To learn more