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Radiation

Radiation: Radiation exposure as a disease risk.
Introduction: The most common risk factor from radiation is the risks from sunlight exposure. However, radioactive accidents, x-rays, or radiation therapy (e.g. for cancer) can also raise the risk of radiation-related conditions.

Condition count: 23; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor subtypes: sunlight (13)
Related risk factors: sunlight (13), chemicals (16)

Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

Radiation: Diseases list

The following list of medical conditions have 'Radiation' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:

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  • Leukemia ... Radioactive iodine (I-131) therapy, radiation exposure, high-energy radiation, radiation therapy, nuclear accidents

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  • Melanoma ... blistering sunburns, childhood sun exposure, Ultraviolet (UV) radiation
  • Multiple Myeloma ... radiation exposure

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  • Radiation sickness ... radioactive substances, radiation exposure, nuclear accidents, radiotherapy

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  • Thyroid cancer ... repeated x-rays, Radiation exposure, nuclear accidents, radioactive fallout, radiotherapy, high-dose x-rays

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