Thursday, June 7, 2012

CT Scans Increase Cancer Risk

A good write up by the NYT covering a large British study of 180,000 children showed that children with 2-3 scans had 3x the risk of both brain cancer and leukemia. Also, they estimated that 1/3 of the time CT was unnecessary or could have been replaced with US or MRI. Check our the article.

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