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Radiation Risks/Benefits

Today, people all over the world encounter diseases that can only be detected by x-rays, and sometimes they give off harmful radiation.

Side Effects of Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy has saved the lives of thousands all over the country, but it has also caused major negative side effects. You'll read all about it here.

Do the benefits of radiation therapy outweigh the risks and side effects?

The debate continues on whether the benefits of radiation therapy outweigh the risks, and maybe you'll be able to decide after reading this.

Pros and Cons of Radiology Powered by RebelMouse

Radiology can be the best thing that has ever happened to a loved one that is fighting a battle with cancer, but it can also cause cancer in some cases. There are tons of pros, and cons that go along with the research of radiology.

Benefits of Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer - Southeast Radiation Oncology Group, P.A. - SERO - Treat Cancer

Many people think that the negative effects of radiation outweigh the positive ones, but to cancer patients all around, it's a life saver.

Radiation therapy

Many people are confused about what radiation therapy is. Here you'll find an in-depth definition of what the process is all about.

The chances of obtaining a second cancer when going through radiation therapy are slim, but not impossible which begs the question, "Is radiation therapy harmful?"

Can radiation treatment hurt others?

Sure, radiation therapy greatly impacts one's life for the better, but can it have long-term effects on those close to them? Here you'll find out the long-term effects of radiation therapy.

If radiation exposure was the difference between discovering a major disease, and not would you still go through with it? You'll find out all about the health risks, and benefits of radiation therapy.

Dr. James Howenstine -- Stay Away From Chemotherapy and Radiation

With such toxic effects on the body, Dr. Howenstine suggests that chemotherapy and radiation are very harmful to the body.

Positive and negative effects of UV

UV rays shinning down during a hot, sunny day can be both beneficial, and harmful to your skin.