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Pelvic radiotherapy in women - managing side effects during treatment

Booklet
Published: 01 Sep 2018
Next review: 01 Mar 2021
Edition: 3
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This booklet is for women who are having, or are going to have, radiotherapy to the pelvic area. The pelvic area is the lower part of the tummy (abdomen), between the hips.  
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Published: 01 Sep 2018
Next review: 01 Mar 2021
Edition: 3
This booklet is for women who are having, or are going to have, radiotherapy to the pelvic area. The pelvic area is the lower part of the tummy (abdomen), between the hips.  

About this booklet

This booklet is for women who are having, or are going to have, radiotherapy to the pelvic area. It explains side effects that may happen during, or shortly after, pelvic radiotherapy. It also has information about how side effects can be controlled or reduced and what you can do to help yourself.

View our online information about the side effects of pelvic radiotherapy.

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