Radiotherapy for advanced breast cancer

Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill breast cancer cells.

Side effects of radiotherapy for secondary breast cancer

You may have some side effects from radiotherapy for advanced breast cancer. Everyone is different and the side effects can vary.

Last reviewed: 
15 Mar 2021
Next review due: 
15 Mar 2024
Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help.

Read our information about coronavirus and cancer