A 47-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

what are dangers of being a chemotherapy nurse?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Oncologists: With current precautions (gloves, mixing under a hood, careful technique) you shouldn't have any more risk than any other kind of nurse.
Answered on Feb 22, 2013

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chemotherapy: Chemotherapy can have many side effects. If you are receiving chemotherapy the benefit may outweight the risk. Talk to your oncologist about side effe ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Many dangers: From effects on appetite to cardiac arrhythmias on a depleted state. There are only a few conditions where low doses prescribed amphetamines may be tr ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes- because cannabis can have unpredictable side effects (including respiratory problems).
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Moon
29 years experience Radiation Oncology
Check with Onc MD...: Your dad's oncologist should be notified about his symptoms. There are many good anti-nausea medications available. Any drug including chemo can hav ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month