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CT Scan Radiation Triples Brain Tumor Risk in Children

Friday, 08 June 2012 09:19

‘CT scans, routinely performed on children and adults alike at the suggestion of their doctor, may actually triple the risk of developing leukemia or brain tumors in children.

Scientists are now warning over the link between CT scan radiation and elevated brain tumor risk after the information was brought to the surface, thanks to new research stemming from Newcastle University.

Alternative health experts have long warned against the large amount of unnecessary CT scans and other scanning techniques involving radiation.’

Read more: CT Scan Radiation Triples Brain Tumor Risk in Children

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