Understanding Radiation Therapy

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How is radiation therapy given?

Radiation therapy can be given in 3 ways:

In some cases more than one type is used.

The type of radiation used depends on the kind of cancer you have and where it is in your body.

The different types of radiation therapy are described in more detail in the next sections.


Last Medical Review: 06/30/2015
Last Revised: 06/30/2015