Can neutrons kill you?

Can neutrons kill you?

The neutron burst, which is used as the primary destructive action of the warhead, is able to penetrate enemy armor more effectively than a conventional warhead, thus making it more lethal as a tactical weapon.

What happens if you miss a radiation treatment?

Missed Radiation Therapy Sessions Increase Risk of Cancer Recurrence. Patients who miss radiation therapy sessions during cancer treatment have an increased risk of their disease returning, even if they eventually complete their course of radiation treatment, according to a new study.

What is the next step after radiation?

You will meet with your radiation oncologist about 3 to 6 weeks after you complete your radiation treatments. Your radiation oncologist may ask you to have another scan (CT, PET, or MRI) before the follow-up appointment. You will meet with your doctor 3 to 6 weeks after you complete your radiation treatment course.

Can I drive myself to radiation treatments?

Almost all patients are able to drive while receiving radiotherapy treatment. However, with some types of cancer, driving may NOT be recommended due to fatigue or strong pain medication.

Can you take a break from radiation?

So if you need to take a short break, let your doctor know and get back on schedule as soon as possible. If you must miss a session, it will be added on to the end of your treatment schedule. Discuss your updated treatment plan with your radiation treatment team.

Is radiation hard on the heart?

Radiation therapy can cause heart attack, heart failure, and arrhythmias. Traditional and novel chemotherapy agents can damage the heart or peripheral blood vessels, or cause problems with clotting or blood lipids.

Is it OK to delay chemotherapy?

Short, planned delays in chemotherapy for good-risk GCT patients (less than or equal to 7 days per cycle) appear to be acceptable since they may prevent serious toxicity in this curable patient population. Delays of longer than 7 days are strongly discouraged except in extraordinary life-threatening circumstances.

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