Radiation Therapy for Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer
Types of Radiation Therapy Used for Uterine Cancer
- Bladder irritation
- Vaginal itching, burning, dryness, or menstrual cessation
- Reduction of sexual desire
- Fistula formation, which occurs when a hole forms between the bladder, intestines, and vagina
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- Reviewer: Igor Puzanov, MD
- Review Date: 09/2011 -
- Update Date: 09/01/2011 -
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