This is the third episode of the Medicine of Chernobyl, inspired by the HBO series of the same name. Continuing our discussion with Dr. Greg Thompson, a private practice radiation oncologist, we go over patient related misconceptions about radiation and teratogenic effects of radiation.
01:10 - Patients' Misconceptions about radiation
04:05 - A 20 year old female presents for genetic counseling (tumor suppressor genes)
09:50 - How radiation oncologists approach the treatment of cancers.
13:10 - A 25 year old female with acute radiation illness finds out she's pregnant
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Music: Radiate by Enter Shikari (used with permission).