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Side effects of radiation after treating anal cancer
I'm Pat, and I'm a survivor of Stage 0 Colon Cancer
I was diagnosed with the SCC of Anus in October ’19 (Stage 1) and went through 2 rounds of Chemo and 30 days of radiation. I also had the mucous for quite a while. Two years later I do have it occasionally. I always wear a thin sanitary pad just in case. I also went for Pelvic Thrust Physical Therapy that helped that helped with bowel movements and even bladder weakness. I still do them and …   Read more…

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