Doctor Q&A for Dr. James Douglas
A 41-year-old member asked:
If i'm 33 weeks pregnant and my father has been getting radiation therapy for brain cancer, is being around him dangerous for my baby?
Dr. James Douglasanswered
Radiation Oncology 43 years experience
No: External irradiation does not stay in the body so having contact with your father after he has been treated presents no risk to your baby.
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