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Will walking through the radiation oncology department expose me to dangerous levels of radiation?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
6 doctors agree
In brief: No
The rooms where the radiation accelerator is located is shielded and have thick concrete walls.
The hallways and rooms where people walk or work will have no radiation exposure.

In brief: No
The rooms where the radiation accelerator is located is shielded and have thick concrete walls.
The hallways and rooms where people walk or work will have no radiation exposure.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Brian Lawenda
No. radiation departments are very controlled and regulated in terms of the amount of radiation exposure received by the public.
Dr. Chad Levitt
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Absolutely not
The radiation department is one of the most shielded and therefore well protected aces in the entire hospital for patients as well as other degrees f safety checks and protective guidelines.

In brief: Absolutely not
The radiation department is one of the most shielded and therefore well protected aces in the entire hospital for patients as well as other degrees f safety checks and protective guidelines.
Dr. Chad Levitt
Dr. Chad Levitt
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Dr. Uma Swamy
Radiation Oncology
In brief: No
Areas with possible exposure should be clearly marked according to well established safety regulations.
The staff at any radiation oncology department will be able to guide you in terms of areas where one is not allowed. But generally most areas within a department are quite safe.

In brief: No
Areas with possible exposure should be clearly marked according to well established safety regulations.
The staff at any radiation oncology department will be able to guide you in terms of areas where one is not allowed. But generally most areas within a department are quite safe.
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology
In brief: No
There is plenty of shielding to protect you and the healthcare workers.
There are rules, and regulations to monitor these levels in common areas.

In brief: No
There is plenty of shielding to protect you and the healthcare workers.
There are rules, and regulations to monitor these levels in common areas.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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