By following this link to our Understanding Radiation Therapy guide, you can learn about ways to manage some of the more general side effects of radiation therapy, such as fatigue and skin problems.
Radiation Therapy Effects
Radiation therapy can cause side effects by damaging normal, healthy cells near the cancer. Follow the links below to learn about the most common side effects from radiation therapy.
This part of our Understanding Radiation Therapy guide focuses on managing side effects that can result from radiation therapy given to a specific part of the body, such as the head or chest.
This section of our Home Care guide provides a brief overview of radiation therapy and managing some of its side effects.