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Could I get cancer from being on my computer for too many hours every day?

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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

There is no evidence that using the computer will cause cancer.
A computer does not emit any radiation or toxic substance. You may get eye strain or carpal tunnel syndrome but not cancer.

In brief: No

There is no evidence that using the computer will cause cancer.
A computer does not emit any radiation or toxic substance. You may get eye strain or carpal tunnel syndrome but not cancer.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. R. Scott Anderson
Radiation Oncology

In brief: See below

The bigger risk is the amount of time spent in sedentary activity.
Be sure to balance computer time with active/ exercise time.

In brief: See below

The bigger risk is the amount of time spent in sedentary activity.
Be sure to balance computer time with active/ exercise time.
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
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