Radiation Effects

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Is Radiation Beneficial?

Each of us is exposed to radiation every day. In fact, natural radiation is generally the most exposure that an individual will have over their lifetime. Radiation also exists in some medical tests and treatments. Radiation in medicine is very beneficial when medically appropriate. You and your physician can determine whether . . . read more

Radiation Effects from Cancer Treatment

Radiation therapy is often used to treat cancer. During radiation treatment, some patients feel ill or experience other side effects. When the full radiation treatment is complete, the patient is often free from all side effects within just a few months or sooner. It is important that you contact your doctor if you have addi . . . read more