General cancer information
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Treatments for cancer can include:
- radiation therapy (radiotherapy)
- hormonal therapy
- targeted therapy
- palliative care.
Most people with cancer have one or more of these treatments. Not all treatments are suitable for every person or every type of cancer.
Choose the option that best suits your situation
Radiation therapy is a way of treating cancers using X-rays or other types of radiation.