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Can I take over-the-counter medicine during radiation treatment for cancer?

Be sure to ask your radiation oncologist or nurse before taking any medicine even over-the-counter medications. This includes aspirin. You should list all medicines you are currently taking and any allergies you may have and discuss it with your radiation oncologist.

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