A 31-year-old female asked:
My motherinlaw is receiving radiation once a week for a melanoma. is it safe for her to be around my children and myself as i am pregnant?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
4.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Surgical Oncology 17 years experience
Yes: She does not become radioactive from the treatment and is not a harm to you or your children.
Be sure to use good hand hygiene to prevent her from catching a cold or the flu.
3.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 23, 2014
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