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Can radiation therapy help reduce the pain of cancer?

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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

Palliative radiation means alleviating symptoms.
One of these symptoms is pain. It can be very effective and there a number of techniques and types of radiation.

In brief: Absolutely

Palliative radiation means alleviating symptoms.
One of these symptoms is pain. It can be very effective and there a number of techniques and types of radiation.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Radiation Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

A large part of the practice of radiation therapy includes what we called palliative treatments.
These are treatments that are not intended to cure the patient of their cancer but are designed to help alleviate some type of symptom, such as pain.

In brief: Yes

A large part of the practice of radiation therapy includes what we called palliative treatments.
These are treatments that are not intended to cure the patient of their cancer but are designed to help alleviate some type of symptom, such as pain.
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
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