Posted: January 26th, 2018
Radiation therapy for bladder cancer : 3 Shocking Side Effects and Their Solution
The female client who has been receiving radiation therapy for bladder cancer tells the nurse that it feels as if she is voiding through the vagina.
The nurse interprets that the client may be experiencing:
A. Rupture of the bladder
B. The development of a vesicovaginal fistula
C. Extreme stress caused by the diagnosis of cancer
D. Altered perineal sensation as a side effect of radiation therapy for bladder cancer