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Side Effects Of Radiation Therapy by Shilah C. Azib Posted Mon 03 May 2010 11:32pm The side effects of radiation therapy are separated according to type of radiation treatment. Therefore, the side effects are distinguished as acute radiation therapy side effects, general symptoms of radiation side effects, organ specific side effects and late radiation therapy side effects. The radiation therapy side- effects ... Read on »
Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer Yields Fewer Side Effects Than Other Radiation Treatments by Medline Plus Posted Tue 06 Nov 2012 7:21am Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Related MedlinePlus Page: Prostate Cancer Read on »
The Negative Effects Of Radiation On The Parotid Glands by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Dec 2013 7:00pm Babak Larian, MD, FACS, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in Los Angeles, recently released an article in which he explains the possible side effects of head and neck radiation on the parotid glands. In an article recently published on ParotidMD.com entitled “Effects of Head and Neck Radiation on the Parotid Glands,” Bab ... Read on »
easing side effects from radiation treatment by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Sun 26 Feb 2012 12:22am The nausea seems to be diminishing, and the golf ball in my throat is softening. I was able to eat today with much less of that feeling that food was getting caught in my throat. The fatigue seems to be leveling off, so I am hoping that tomorrow I will start the upward rise away from the radiation treatment side effects. I have start ... Read on »
Coping with GI Side Effects of Radiation Therapy by CancerTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Bob Patterson drives a tour bus for a living, and he can't go to the bathroom whenever he might like. In the Spring of 2001 that became a problem, for Mr. Patterson developed severe diarrhea following treatment for colon cancer. BOB PATTERSON: I didn't have any hard stools. It was just like oatmeal. And that wasn't very controlla ... Read on »
Protect Yourself And/Or Detox Yourself From The Harmful Effects of Radiation Exposure. by NatashaCall Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 21 Mar 2011 11:18am Even though the government keeps telling us that there is nothing to worry about regarding radiation, many people are not believing the words they speak as they view the smoke and new explosions... You want to read this! Amazing. Surprising. Contraversial. Read on »
Three-Week Course of Breast Radiation May Be as Effective as Conventional Five to Seven Week Course for Early Breast Cancers, Sa by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study presented November 4, 2009, at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), a shortened, more intensive course of radiation given to the whole breast, along with an extra dose of radiation given to the surgical bed of the tumor (concomitant boost), has been shown to result ... Read on »
Three-Week Course of Breast Radiation May Be as Effective as Conventional Five to Seven Week Course for Early Breast Cancers, Sa by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study presented November 4, 2009, at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), a shortened, more intensive course of radiation given to the whole breast, along with an extra dose of radiation given to the surgical bed of the tumor (concomitant boost), has been shown to result in e ... Read on »
Shorter Course of Radiation Effective and Safe for Some Women with Early-stage Breast Cancer by Cancer.gov Posted Sun 14 Mar 2010 9:00pm Shorter Course of Radiation Effective and Safe for Some Women with Early-stage Breast Cancer Adapted from the NCI Cancer Bulletin, vol. 7/no. 4, February 23, 2010 ( see the current issue ). Giving radiation therapy in fewer but larger doses may be an alternative to standard radiation ... Read on »
Internal Radiation Effectively Reduces Local Recurrence of Some Endometrial Cancers by Cancer.gov Posted Tue 30 Mar 2010 9:00pm Internal Radiation Effectively Reduces Local Recurrence of Some Endometrial Cancers Adapted from the NCI Cancer Bulletin, vol. 7/no. 5, March 9, 2010 ( see the current issue ). In a large, randomized clinical trial of women with high-intermediate risk endometrial cancer, vaginal brac ... Read on »