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What are the side effects of radiation for prostate cancer?

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Radiation intends to kill cancers but always accompanying its collateral injury to all the tissues projected through. As a result, nature or features of all injured tissues may ensue leading to less ability to function and self-repair. Hence, urinary and/or fecal frequency, bleeding from rectum or bladder, etc. may develop. At times, feeling some tiredness may also happen to few. Generally, rare.
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