Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation

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Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation

I've just signed in, hope to actively participate in the forum. Was diagnosed with extensive small cell lung cancer in the end of May and so far I feel better than before the diagnosis, in spite of 5 cycles of chemo (no major side effects). My doctor mentioned radiotherapy to prevent brain tumors, I feel a bit uneasy about it and would be grateful if somebody could share her/his experience.
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Hi just sighned in myself and im much shame as you, ive small cell and finished the chemo and radiotheripy and they wanted to do my head too, I have declined it, could be a bad move I dont know but after what it did to my lungs I cant stop thinking what it would do to my brain, and to be honest when I die of this I dont want to go by suffercation if you know what I meen? if youve had yours done by now ide be really interestd to hear how it went

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