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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

CT Scans Could Cause Thousands of Cancer Cases

(Dec. 15) -- Common CT scans deliver much more radiation than scientists believed, and could be blamed for as many as 29,000 new cancers -- and 14,500 deaths -- annually, according to two studies reported in USA Today and the Los Angeles Times.

The research, published this week in the Archives of Internal Medicine, shows that the same CT scans at different hospitals could expose patients to highly varied, and sometimes dangerous, doses of radiation. MORE>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

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