Health-care providers do not fully understand cancer risk from CT scans

Posted by on June 23, 2016 6:58 pm
Categories: health

Doctors and other healthcare professionals may not be fully aware of a CT scan’s effect on lifetime malignancy risk. A new study surveyed doctors, radiologists, and imaging technologists regarding their beliefs about radiation exposure from CT. The survey found that while most respondents recognized there is an increased risk of cancer from CT, many underestimated the actual radiation dose.

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