Early side effects from radiosurgery or SBRT may occur early during or after treatment, and are typically gone within a few weeks. Late side effects can occur months or years later; such effects may require intervention. Discuss your specific case with your physician/s to fully understand the potential risks associated with your treatment.
Side effects may include:
- Constipation / urge/ fecal incontinence
- Urinary retention / urge / frequency / incontinence
- Blood in stool
- Injury to rectal or bladder wall / nearby tissue
- Erectile dysfunction