Can Radiation patients be near pregnant people?

Answer Answer If the patient is receiving external beam radiation. Radiation given on a daily outpatient basis then yes there is no exposure danger.

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Can pregnant women be around chemotherapy patients?

On One Hand: Chemotherapy Is Not Transmitted Person to PersonCasual contact does not spread chemotherapy medications, so there is no danger to a pregnant woman or her fetus if the pregnant woman is... Read More »

Can pregnant women be around chemo patients?

Yes she can. Neither cancer or chemotherapy is contagious.

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Is it safe for a pregnant woman to be around a radiation treatment patient?

On One Hand: External Beam Radiation TherapyPatients who receive radiation treatments via an external beam do not become radioactive. Their treatments are given in rooms that are specifically desig... Read More »