Radiation Therapy for Pelvic

What is Radiation therapy for pelvic?

Radiation treatment helps to treat prostate cancer in men. In females, it is used for the treatment of cancer in cervical, womb, vagina, and primary sex organs. 

How does it help?

Radiation treatment helps to treat prostate cancer in men. In females, it is used for the treatment of cancer in cervical, womb, vagina, and primary sex organs. 

How is it done?

What are the benefit and risks of this procedure?

The surgery efficiently treats cancer, but as any other radiation therapy, it also has a few risks associated with it.

The advantages of the procedure are:

  • Improves the quality of life.
  • The treatment is minimally invasive.
  • Treats cancer that has spread or recurred.

Common risks associated with radiation therapy in the pelvic region in women are the absence of menstrual periods and other symptoms of menopause. They could also experience vaginal itching, dryness, and burning. The patient should consult the doctor if she experiences any of these side-effects. ...

There can be stress on the bladder during the radiation treatment. This may result in urinary inconsistency symptoms such as burning during urination. The fertility of both men and women could be affected by the radiation therapy in the pelvic region.

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