Answers By CategoryCancer — External Beam Radiation

Any thoughts on could radiation oncology become obsolete in the near future?

Approximately how much radiation does a sinus X-ray expose you to?

Are planes shielded from damaging radiation from space?

Are radiologists likely to get cancer because of their exposure to radiation?

Are radiologists more likely to get cancer because of exposure to radiation?

Are the symptoms of radiation exposure bad?

Are there any problems with mammograms' radiation?

Are there areas of the body where cancer can't be treated with radiation?

Are there possible negative side effects from radiopharmaceuticals? I understand that radiopharmaceuticals is when radioactive substances are injected into the body, and i assume a low amount of radiation is ok, but when does the amount of radiation injec

Being a radiation therapist how exposed are you really to the radiation?

Can a radiation therapy technologist work overtime, or is it not allowed due to too much radiation exposure?

Can digital dental xray machine malfunction and overexpose patients to radiation? Are safety mechanisms in machine/software to limit radiation levels?

Can doctors use radiation therapy on the whole body to kill small cancer metastases?

Can having radiation pellets implanted in me expose my family to radioactivity?

Can indirect exposure to radiations from an X-ray cause any harm to cardiac patients who have had multiple angioplasties?

Can microwaves' radiation cause cancer? I have a very old one (over 20 years old). Can it cause cancer? Is it safe to be near a "running microwave"?

Can radiation burn you?

Can radiation cause trisomy 13?

Can radiation from a microwave oven cause cancer?

Can radiation from dental xrays cause leukemia?

Can radiation from holding a laptop cause irreparable damage to your lungs?

Can radiation of laptop cause fever?

Can someone get cancer from ultraviolet rays?

Can standing near the microwave give me cancer?

Can the radiation exposure for a CT of the head cause cancer if just done once?

Can there be any cure for radiation overexposure that happened decades ago?

Can thermal blankets cause cancer?

Can uv radiation from the sun be similiar to the radiation used in cancer treatment?

Can xenaderm be used to the tumor area while receiving radiation therapy to the neck for thyroid ca. The skin is still intact.?

Can you get radiation from someone receiving radiation for cancer? Would it get on you or your clothes? Why?

Can you get radiation poisoning from an x-ray?

Can you let me know how many ut units of exposure does it take to cause cancer?

Can you receive radiation to the same are more than once? Specifically the foot.

Can you tell me how is a person's exposure to radiation routinely checked?

Can you tell me how the radiation in xrays cause cancer, cataracts, lukemia etc.?

Can you use magnetic fields to help diagnose cancer?

Could a broken microwave emit ionizing radiation?

Could being in front of a microwave while it is on expose you to radiation. What if you are behind the microwave?

Could exposure to ionizing radiation progress pkd?

Could exposure to radiation cause cancer 30 years later?

Could food irradiation cause cancer?

Could food irradiation give you cancer?

Could food irradiation lead to cancer?

Could four knee x-rays be too much exposure to radiation?

Could gamma radiation cause mutation?

Could I develop burns from the radiation being used to kill my cancer?

Could somebody radiation poisoning from DXA scan?

Could the exposure that xray techs receive give them a higher cancer risk?

Could you advise me of how to radiation out of your boby. Will the foot detox work?

Could you tell me what happens to the esophagus after chemotherapy and radiation?

Cushing's cavernous sinus radiation concerns? Can radiation cause thrombosis? Is radiation here debilitating during? Trying to get SSI disability.

Do after someone is exposed to herbicides or radiation?

Do exposure to radiation during treatments for tumors always cause damage to DNA or is it possible that the DNA are not affected (no mutations, etc.)?

Do hospital face-masks protect you from inhaling radiation if there's radioactive stuff in the air?

Do I need to worry about radiation effects from an x-ray?

Do millimetre wave body scanners at airports produce radiation and is there any danger?

Do you have any exposure to radiation through microwave?

Do you know are radiation from computers harmful?

Do you think steve jobs cancer was due to any inadvertant exposure to radiation or computer chemicals?

Does a microwave let out enough radiation to eventually cause cancer? From where on the microwave does the most radiation come out when microwaves on?

Does an EEG use any radiation?

Does an EP study/ablation expose the patient to an excessive amount of radiation?

Does an MRI expose me to any unnecessary radiation?

Does beam radiation stay in body?

Does bone scan involve any exposure to radiation?

Does electron beam tomography involve exposure to any radiation?

Does iodine prevent liver damage if you are exposed to radiation?

Does microwave radiation to transmit voice cause esophageal cancer?

Does MRI Radiation can be danger as Cell phone radiation since both work on electromagnetic?

Does spine and brain MRI is danger for the body if it electromagnetic radiation?

Does wi-fi connection radiation exposure affects my pregnancy?

Does working in the radiation oncology department expose me to enough radiation to make it more likely i'll get cancer?

Exposure to radiation is so rare, but should people have ki in their medicine cabinets?

Exposure to radiation while driving under power lines; does that cause cancer?

Friend was told that he was exposed to 800 millirems of radiation. Is this concerning?

Had a lot of CT scans.My dr always told me, cells repair after exposure to CT. How is radiation cumulative? How is the damage cumulative? Thank you

Heard pet scan expose equal radiation as ct.What will be the radiation for pet +ct which are using nowadays combined?Is it double the CT radiation?!

How can the doctor determine when you have had enough radiation?

How can I avoid the hazards of chemotherapy?

How can I reduce my exposure to dental X-ray radiation if pregnant?

How can I shield myself from nuclear or radioactive particles?

How can ionizing radiation from nuclear explosions cause cancer?

How can radiation (low dose 2 msv) to the brain affect the intelligence of the baby? My baby was only 7 months when he was exposed to radiation.

How can radiation exposure and uv light cause cancer?

How close must you be to someone with radiated pellets implanted in his body, for you to have radiation exposure?

How dangerous is it to be a radiographers in terms of radiation exposure?

How did they use radiation to treat cancer before linear accelerators, and do they use anything besides linear accs now?

How do I avoid the radiation effect from mobiles?

How do you go about detoxing after radiation exposure?

How do you remove radiation from someone's body?

How does exposure to radiation cause you cancer?

How does ionizing radiation increase the chance of meningioma even long after the initial exposure?

How does ionizing radiation increase the chance of meningiomas even long after the initial exposure?

How does ionizing radiation increase the chance of meningitis even long after the initial exposure?

How does radioactivity and electromagnetic radiation induce cancer?

How frequently can a person have chest, dental x rays and not fear too much exposure to radiation?

How harmful is background radiation?

How long after radiation can one tell if radiation has shrunk the lung tumors?

How long after radiation can you tell if radiation has shrunk lung tumors?

How long does it take for radiation to harm the body after a CT scan? Safe medication to filter out radiations?