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Owensville, IN
A 63-year-old female asked:

I'm having 28 treatments of frictiate radiation . i had 50% brain tumor removed does the radiation stay just in the brain or throughout the body?

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Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 46 years experience
Just the brain. : Using radiation to treat a tumor is like shooting the tumor in that the radiation is aimed at a particular area. It does not affect the body as a whole except for some potential side effects which can include low blood counts and fatigue for example.
Last updated Feb 1, 2016

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