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Side Effects of Radiation Therapy for Colon Cancer

Side effects are common while receiving radiation therapy for colon cancer. These articles discuss side effects of colon cancer treatment and offer suggestions for coping with them.
Side Effects of Radiation Therapy
Side effects of radiation vary from patient to patient. It all depends on how often treatment is given and at what degree.
Radiation Enteritis
Radiation enteritis is an irritation of the lining of the small intestine due to radiation therapy. If the damage lasts only a short time, it is called acute radiation enteritis. If damage persists and causes long-standing inflammation in the intestine, it is called chronic radiation enteritis.
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