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What are the side effects of radiation for pancreatic cancer?

John A. Chabot
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
The side effects of radiation therapy are typically isolated to the treatment area. Some common side effects associated with radiation therapy to the abdomen include fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. These side effects may occur a few days or weeks after radiation treatments have started and continue for a short period after completing the treatments. The side effects typically subside over time after the treatments are completed.

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