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What are the side effects of radiotherapy?

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Dr. Amir Faridi
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Radiotherapy

Mostly local skin burn, redness and local pain.
Late side effects of possible development of cancer.

In brief: Radiotherapy

Mostly local skin burn, redness and local pain.
Late side effects of possible development of cancer.
Dr. Amir Faridi
Dr. Amir Faridi
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Dr. Brian Lawenda
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Depends

The side effects of radiation therapy depend on what part of the body is being irradiated.
Radiation causes inflammation in the affected tissues, leading to symptoms from that inflammation. The most common side effect is fatigue.

In brief: Depends

The side effects of radiation therapy depend on what part of the body is being irradiated.
Radiation causes inflammation in the affected tissues, leading to symptoms from that inflammation. The most common side effect is fatigue.
Dr. Brian Lawenda
Dr. Brian Lawenda
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