Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome

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What is Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome?

Radiation fibrosis syndrome occurs as a result of radiation therapy. Radiation can cause the abnormal production of the protein, fibrin, which accumulates in and damages the tissue in the area that received radiation.

Common symptoms reported by people with Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Trental)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
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Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome

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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Constipation
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Trental)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
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Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Drowsy in a.m. Nightmares
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 1
30s 0
40s 2
50s 8
60s 7
70+ 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

72% Female
28% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 6
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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