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Should I talk to my doctor about my radiation fibrosis symptoms?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

It is important to talk to your doctor about any concerns you have about your health. If you have been exposed to prolonged radiation, either during cancer treatment or on the job, you may have radiation fibrosis. If you have been having tightening and scarring of the affected area, reduced range of motion, or shortness of breath, you have reason to be concerned.

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