Login | Register

CT Scans Associated With Increased Cancer Risk

An analysis of seven healthcare systems in the U.S. has found that pediatric radiation exposure from CT scans can potentially double the risk of cancer caused by radiation. The study, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, revealed that the number of CT scans among young children has more than doubled from 1996 to 2005. Scans rose from about 330,000 in 1995 to 1...

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *