Radiation Therapy for Ovarian Cancer
External Beam Radiation Therapy
|Radiation of a Tumor|
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When to Contact Your Doctor
- Side effects from the treatment
- New or unusual symptoms, especially nausea, diarrhea , vomiting, bleeding, or bruising
- Pain in the abdomen
- Red, blistered, or swollen skin
Ovarian cancer. American Cancer Society website. Available at: http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003130-pdf.pdf. Accessed January 3, 2013.
Ovarian cancer. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated December 31, 2013. Accessed January 3, 2014
Ovarian cancer. National Cancer Institute website. Available at: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/ovarian. Accessed January 3, 2014.
- Reviewer: Mohei Abouzied, MD, FACP
- Review Date: 12/2014 -
- Update Date: 12/20/2014 -
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