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Does radiation therapy cause depression among breast cancer survivors?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

Radiation does not cause this.
But the whole process of having cancer and coping with it can lead to depression. Depression should be taken seriously and treated no matter what causes it.

In brief: No

Radiation does not cause this.
But the whole process of having cancer and coping with it can lead to depression. Depression should be taken seriously and treated no matter what causes it.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No link

I am not aware of any evidence to support this claim.

In brief: No link

I am not aware of any evidence to support this claim.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Fortunately this is not a comon or even a rare side efect.
Undergoing breast cancer treatment can be depressive specially just after diagnosis.

In brief: No

Fortunately this is not a comon or even a rare side efect.
Undergoing breast cancer treatment can be depressive specially just after diagnosis.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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