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Stereotactic therapy therapy - what to expect.

dlucasg85
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Hi

After recently being diagnosed with a small swelling on the brain im due for stereotactic therapy to rid of this, I just want ask what to expect through tthis procedure and what the side effects are going to be like. 


Im more worried about the side effects than the actual therapy. 

Joseb
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Hi. This may be a bit late, but, as far as I know the side effects can be hair loss, feeling sick, reddening of the skin and tiredness. It has less side affects than beam therapy and the ones it does cause are less likely to occur. But, that's just what I know of it. I've not had it myself, but, hopefully it helps a little