Side Effects

There are several different brands of Radiosurgery and Radiation Therapy (Cyberknife, Gamma Knife, IMRT, Linac, Novalis and TomoTherapy) and side effects can differ depending which you choose. This is why Colorado CyberKnife and Colorado TomoTherapy invested in the Best-in-Class equipment, minimizing to the fullest extent the side effects and recovery time for our patients

Though Colorado CyberKnife and Colorado TomoTherapy have invested in the best equipment to mitigate the side effects of radiation therapy, early side effects can occur during or immediately after treatments, and are typically gone within a few weeks. Late side effects can occur months or years later; some may require intervention.

Side effects may include:

  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Injury to nearby tissues

Side effects can be relative to the type of cancer treated. Click on each for more information:

Radiation Side Effects for Brain Cancer Treatment
Radiation Side Effects for Breast Cancer Treatment
Radiation Side Effects for Liver Cancer Treatment
Radiation Side Effects for Lung Cancer Treatment
Radiation Side Effects for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
Radiation Side Effects for Prostate Cancer Treatment
Radiation Side Effects for Spine Cancer Treatment