My doctors recommended additional radiation because I did not use chemotherapy. Four years later, the tissue is still tender and sore - and I feel like that damage may some day turn into a new cancer. As survivors, we continually strive to prevent future cancer, and fight the damage of the treatments we endured.
Please read this important article: Is Radiation Therapy a Necessity You can't always assume your doctor is recommending what is best for you - a radiation doctor will recommend radiation for everything. It's up to the patient to weigh the risks.