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What are the side effects of radiation therapy with gel for bladder cancer?

Karim Chamie, MD
Urology
The side effects of the gel that is inserted in the bladder for radiation therapy for bladder cancer are not much different from those for radiation therapy without the gel. If there are any side effects, they usually include urinary frequency, urgency, hematuria, or pain with urination.

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