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Chest radiotherapy side effects

Information about the possible side effects of radiotherapy treatment to your chest area, including sickness, swallowing problems, and breathing changes.

Swallowing after chest radiotherapy

You might have trouble swallowing after radiotherapy treatment to the chest. There are a number of things that can help you cope.

Sickness after chest radiotherapy

You might feel sick when having chest radiotherapy. There are a number of things you can do to help cope during this time.

Breathlessness after chest radiotherapy

Shortness of breath can happen during and after chest radiotherapy. Here are some ways that can help you to cope. 

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