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What are the side effects of radiation treatments for a cancer of the throat?

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Dr. Herbert Duvivier answered

Specializes in Hematology and Oncology

Short list.: Side effects include decreased saliva production, throat irritation and soreness with some discomfort on swallowing. Possible hoarse voice from vocal cord inflammation. These are from an oncologist's point of view; for more information contact your radiation therapist.

Answered 7/5/2012

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