Doctors Urged to Minimize CT Scans in Children - 09/28/2010
Doctors Urged to Minimize CT Scans in Children
A CT scan can mean the difference between an accurate and a wrong diagnosis, timely and delayed treatment and, in some cases, life and death. But because CT scans and other tests that use X-ray technology expose the body to often large doses of radiation, their unnecessary, repeated and excessive use may increase cancer risk, especially in children.
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