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Ct Scan Radiation Risk

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.

Unexpected Radiation Risks From X-Rays

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home
Leo Galland, M.D.

X-Rays and CT scans have become so ordinary and routine that they may have lulled us into a sense of complacency.