Anna Arroyo-Plasencia

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Acute complications of radiation

I. Problem/Condition Radiotherapy is used in half of cancer patients, and this is expected to increase as the population continues to age. Despite its effectiveness, it has been associated with multiple complications, ranging from mildly troubling to life-threatening. A complete discussion of all the possible complications of radiotherapy is beyond the scope of this chapter.…

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