Cancer treatments

This section provides general information on the types of treatments that are provided by the Belfast Trust to help treat and manage cancer. The main types of treatment we offer are:

  • Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Brachytherapy

Patients may also be offered specialist palliative care or clinical trials. For general information on the treatments used for cancer, please click on the links on the right.

Before any type of treatment is given it is a legal requirement that patients give their consent. This is important to ensure that patients understand the treatment process. Read more information on consent.