People who have to deal with cancer often touches on the problem of complications after irradiation.
Under the influence of radiation damage is, first and foremost, blood vessels and connective tissue. After irradiation can also experience additional symptoms that may occur at the same time, these include among others. fatigue, general weakness, reduce the natural resistance of the organism, anorexia, depression, changes in activity in the blood (reduction in the number of white blood cells and platelets), skin reactions, redness, hair loss on the scalp irradiated, only in the case of brain tumors, mucosal reactions in the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, nasal cavities when irradiated tumors of the head and neck, skin reactions, respiratory and heart (late) in the irradiated organ chest, skin reactions and entero-bullous when irradiated with a range of reactions and belly of the rectum, the vagina, the vulva with pelvic irradiated.
In some cases, especially when irradiated is the thorax may cause damage to the heart muscle, especially when applied to high doses of radiation for cancer of the lungs, lymph nodes in the mediastinum, covering the area between the lungs in close to the heart.