Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
External Beam Radiation Therapy
|Radiation of a Tumor|
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When to Contact Your Doctor
- Develop side effects from the treatment
- Develop new or unusual symptoms
- Have red, blistered, or swollen skin
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 12/2013 -
- Update Date: 01/15/2014 -
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