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What are the common side effects of lung cancer treatment?

All treatments for lung cancer have side effects. For example, radiation therapy can hurt the skin, sort of like a sunburn. Chemotherapy side effects can make people feel tired and sick to their stomach. It may also cause people's hair to fall out.

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