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What are some of the side effects that tag along with being a radiologist?

I want to become a radiation oncologist, but I plan on working my way to the top starting as a radiation therapist; I was wondering, what are some of the side effects that tag along working in this type of environment? Can this job cause premature wrinkles,etc.? I'm sorry... I'm vain.

Asked By: Baah - 5/14/2007
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the radiattion that hist when you're in the room - after all that exposure, it might have some cancer effects for later.. The lead is there for you to wear but i've heard stories that the common exposure will you give you unhealthy side effects. that's pretty much it...go for it though - it's a good job :)
Answered By: Beautiful_dreamer - 5/14/2007
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I would be more worried about cancer than wrinkles. You don't die from wrinkles.
Answered By: Michael2006 - 5/14/2007
 
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