External radiation - debbie1951

Radiation Associated with Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma . Posted on August 6, 2012 View this journey (11 Experiences)

25 days of external radiation of the effected field where the enlarged lymph node was surgically removed for biopsy. The radiation treatements are painless and very quick. The technicians are fast & very reassuring. There were side effects from the radiation, such as burning in the radiated area on my face, neck and chin large, ulcerated sores on the inside of my mouth, nausea, and general fatigue. The side effects intensified as the radiation progressed. The side effects became bothersome about week 3 of radiation & intensified through weeks 4 and 5. The side effects subsided within about 4 to 8 weeks after radiation treatment ended.

Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA

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