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Groin Radiation Side Effects

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    Squash
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      I have a recurrence in my groin area which they wont operate on as I am on keytruda with mets in a few different places in the body. I dont really want to do radiation but I dont think there are any other options.

      Does anyone have experience with radiation to the groin ie number of treatments, side effects, strategies to help with coping.

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        jamieth29
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          I have not had radiation but have looked into it ob my groin also. I believe my doctor suggested 40gy 5days week for 4 weeeks.
          jamieth29
          Participant
            I have not had radiation but have looked into it ob my groin also. I believe my doctor suggested 40gy 5days week for 4 weeeks.
              Squash
              Participant

                I am not really keen on radiation because you can go through the treatments and it may not necessarily even shrink the tumour(s).

                And then you have the side effects. I might ask about intralesional therapies to see if they are an option.

                 

                Squash
                Participant

                  I am not really keen on radiation because you can go through the treatments and it may not necessarily even shrink the tumour(s).

                  And then you have the side effects. I might ask about intralesional therapies to see if they are an option.

                   

                  Squash
                  Participant

                    I am not really keen on radiation because you can go through the treatments and it may not necessarily even shrink the tumour(s).

                    And then you have the side effects. I might ask about intralesional therapies to see if they are an option.

                     

                  jamieth29
                  Participant
                    I have not had radiation but have looked into it ob my groin also. I believe my doctor suggested 40gy 5days week for 4 weeeks.
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