Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation (PCI)

Content Contributor: The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Reviewed: May 8, 2013

Question:

My doctor is suggesting I have radiation to my brain to prevent cancer from going there. Is that standard practice? Should I be concerned about the effects on my brain's function?

Answer:

This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View the entire Focus on Lung Cancer transcript.

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