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Which is more risky, smoking or radiation?
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Dr. James Urbanic
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Both
You should neither smoke nor be exposed to unnecessary radiation.
Radiation when used for appropriate imaging or treatments takes into account an assessment of the risks versus the benefits of the exposure. Smoking has no upside, just risks. Please don't smoke or try to quit, your health care provider can hopefully assist you if need be.

In brief: Both
You should neither smoke nor be exposed to unnecessary radiation.
Radiation when used for appropriate imaging or treatments takes into account an assessment of the risks versus the benefits of the exposure. Smoking has no upside, just risks. Please don't smoke or try to quit, your health care provider can hopefully assist you if need be.
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