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Idc surgeon says there can be quite a few problems with patients that have RA if they have radiation. I read this is controversial. What's your opinion?

Radiation where? This may affect some medication for RA and some for osteoporosis which is common with ra. Uncertain in what context this is in. Read more...
Yes/No. Radiation is not an absolute contraindication in the setting of ra. It is at best a relative contraindication. The severity of RA will be taken into consideration by your radiation oncologist when making a recommendation. Read more...

Average life span of RA patients? Does every RA patient develop heart problems?

It is difficult to . Predict avg life span of RA, but in general the quality of life and co-morbidities include heart disease that affect potential life span heavily depend on how well RA is under control. We are in a golden era that there are so many drugs available that we can now target either low disease activity to remission for RA, which significantly decrease overall mortality. . Read more...