Childhood CT Scans May Triple Risk of Brain Cancer & Leukemia

Recent news of research findings reports that CT scans may triple the risk of childhood cancer. But, in addition,

[t]he study also found that a child exposed to the cumulative radiation of between five and 10 CT scans is three times more likely than an unexposed child to develop leukemia.

While is concerned mainly with CLL, we should all be aware of these findings and alert friends and family members who are responsible for the health care of children. The full news report may be found on the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society website.


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