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CT Scans and Cancer: What Parents Need to Know and Do

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

There is very little in medicine (or in life) that is risk-free. And there are very few clear-cut answers in medicine. All of us, doctors and patients and parents alike, weigh risks and benefits differently.

Why We Should Think Twice About Getting A CT Scan

Shannon Brownlee | Posted 07.08.2011 | Home
Shannon Brownlee

For all the benefits CT imaging offers, it's still radiation, and some in the American medical community worry that radiological imaging is causing cancer.

CT Scan Radiation Will Kill 15,000 will die from CT scans done in 1 year | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Radiation from CT scans done in 2007 will cause 29,000 cancers and kill nearly 15,000 Americans, researchers said Monday....