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Having no personal exerience with this, I can give you this brief answer about it.

If your tumor is large and we are treating a significant portion of your lung, you may develop a condition called "radiation pneumonia." If that happens, you may develop a cough, shortness of breath and sometimes fever, usually starting one to four months after finishing radiation. This condition can be treated, and most patients improve quickly. In a small number of patients, the lung tissue may scar months or years after radiation treatments. Although this does not usually cause problems, it can sometimes cause prolonged shortness of breath. Usually R P istreated with steroids. THese help the problem go away usually.

. Good Luck and let me know, if it does not answer quesions.

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