'Just grin and bear it and hope that it will go away': coping with urinary symptoms from pelvic radiotherapy.

@article{Faithfull1995JustGA,
  title={'Just grin and bear it and hope that it will go away': coping with urinary symptoms from pelvic radiotherapy.},
  author={Sara Faithfull},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  year={1995},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={
          158-65
        }
}
Fifty per cent of patients with cancer are treated with radiotherapy during the course of their disease. Although side-effects have been described in studies, these are often not representative of the impact that these symptoms have on the individual. This article explores one area of radiotherapy management, that of pelvic radiotherapy in men, and describes how symptoms that patients experience during and following treatment can be a debilitating outcome of cancer therapy. At present, there is… CONTINUE READING
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