What is Cobalt Radiation?

Category: Procedures

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Cobalt radiation, or cobalt-60 therapy, is a specific type of radiation therapy that uses gamma rays from cobalt-60 radioisotopes to treat conditions such as cancer.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Cobalt Radiation"

Severe
1
Moderate
2
Mild
1
None
0

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Cobalt Radiation

Acid reflux 1
Burn 1
Chronic fatigue 1
Chronic Idiopathic Axonal Polyneuropathy 1
Dry mouth 1
Dry scalp 1

Show all 10 reported side effects

Dosages

Adherence
Always
4 100%
Usually
0 0%
Sometimes
0 0%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
3 75%
A little
0 0%
Not at all
1 25%
Cost per month
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
1 100%
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