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What are the side effects of radiotherapy in treating colon cancer?
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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Several
Radiation is used for rectal cancer.
Can cause skin changes, diarrhea, decreased rectal and anal compliance.

In brief: Several
Radiation is used for rectal cancer.
Can cause skin changes, diarrhea, decreased rectal and anal compliance.
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
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In brief: Radiation enteritis
Radiation enteritis is an irritation of the lining of the small intestine due to radiation therapy.
If the damage lasts only a short time, it is called acute radiation enteritis. If damage persists and causes long-standing inflammation in the intestine, it is called chronic radiation enteritis.

In brief: Radiation enteritis
Radiation enteritis is an irritation of the lining of the small intestine due to radiation therapy.
If the damage lasts only a short time, it is called acute radiation enteritis. If damage persists and causes long-standing inflammation in the intestine, it is called chronic radiation enteritis.
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