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Radiotherapy

An important part of cancer treatment using high energy x-rays.

Radiotherapy is the use of high energy X-rays used to treat cancer (or sometimes benign disease). It can be delivered as a stand-alone treatment option or before or after surgery, before, during or after chemotherapy and alongside hormone treatment.

Radiotherapy treatment can be given in two different ways - from outside the body (external beam radiotherapy) and from inside the body (internal beam radiotherapy). The information on this page relates to external beam radiotherapy.

Radiotherapy at Spire Specialist Care Centre

The Spire Specialist Care Centre in Aztec West, Bristol offers radiotherapy treatment with full support services allowing our patients to experience a fully integrated pathway for their individual cancer care.

Our private patient facility is available to both insured and self-funded patients providing rapid access to consultant-lead quality healthcare. Our state-of-the-art equipment and highly skilled team ensure patients are receiving the very best treatment and continuity of care throughout.

Read more about the treatment options available.