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Can pregnant women get radiation therapy?
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If its absolutely necessery and the life of the mother depends on it.
It will depend how far along the pregnancy is and how far away from the abdomen the radiation is given. Alternatives of chemotherapy may also be available so radiation can be avoided. Sometimes it's better to wait till the patient delivers then radiate later.

In brief: Yes
If its absolutely necessery and the life of the mother depends on it.
It will depend how far along the pregnancy is and how far away from the abdomen the radiation is given. Alternatives of chemotherapy may also be available so radiation can be avoided. Sometimes it's better to wait till the patient delivers then radiate later.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology
In brief: No
Radiation therapy is usually not recommended for pregnant women due to adverse effects it can have on the fetus.

In brief: No
Radiation therapy is usually not recommended for pregnant women due to adverse effects it can have on the fetus.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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