Anticipate, and dominate the side effects of radiation therapy. On this episode we interview Dr. John J. Cuaron, Radiation Oncologist from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York to better understand, “What’s the deal with radiation oncology?”.
Goal: Listeners will anticipate and recognize the short and long term side effects of radiation therapy.
By the end of this podcast listeners will:
Dr. Cuaron reports no relevant financial disclosures.
02:45 Rapid fire questions
06:19 Initial office visit with radiation oncology
08:40 Discussion of custom molds and restrains
11:14 Long term CV effects of radiation
14:52 Short term side effects brain radiation
20:08 Short term side effects lung radiation
23:00 Short term side effects GI radiation
23:55 Fatigue from radiation
26:49 Treatment for localized skin burns
29:35 Take home points
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