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What happens when a doctor does a radiation treatment?

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Learning About Breast Cancer almost 9 years
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    The first thing the radiologist did was mark the radiation site. That just entailed using what looked like a sharpie marker to put dots on my skin. After a couple of times doing that, I started the treatments. I would uncover the part of my body to be radiated and lie on a table. The radiologist started a machine that moved from one side to the other. It took about 5 to 10 minutes to do it.
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  • Megan Eastman Profile
    Thankyou, now I'm not so worried about my grandmother when she goes for radiation. That helped slot
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