Why won't our doctors face up to the dangers of radiotherapy?
By Isla Whitcroft
Last updated at 2:07 AM on 25th November 2008
It's a life-saver for thousands - but the side-effects can be devastating.
A year after he'd undergone treatment for cancer of the tonsils, Richard Wayman felt a painful tingling in his legs. Within weeks, the 59-year- old shopkeeper was struggling to walk. He was admitted to hospital, where doctors carried out scans, X-rays and tests.