On January 8th I had back surgery to remove some (benign) tumors in my spine. They removed one but left the other because it was wrapped in some nerves and decided it was too risky and that I should undergo radiation treatment for it. Has anyone else experienced this? I have been told it may cause nausea and diarrhea because the radiation will be passing through my stomach / abdomen. It is going to take 30 treatments, which at 5 days per week is 6 weeks! That is a long time to go to the hospital every single day. Supposedly the side effects are relatively mild but I have not heard much first-hand evidence of this. Does anyone here know much about this?