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Radiation treatment side effects

Radiation is used to attack cancer cells, but because it also attacks normal cells it can have unpleasant side effects. The following page will help you to understand what to expect and to deal with any side effects you may experience.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed June 2019. Last updated November 2019.

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