What are the effects of radiation to a pregnant woman?

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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 »

What are the side effects of radiation?

Radiation treatment is one of several ways to treat cancer. It does, however, carry its side effects, which can be moderate to severe, depending on the area of treatment and the dose of radiation r... Read More »

What are the complications and side effects of radiation?

Common complications of radiation therapy include erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence. Erectile dysfunction after radiation tends to improve more gradually than after surgery. But newer r... Read More »

What are the side effects of radiation therapy?

Most people know that radiation therapy can cause hair loss, but there can be other side effects. Side effects from radiation therapy can occur while the patient is undergoing treatment or months a... Read More »