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Barclay C. Do CT scans in childhood raise cancer risk? Practitioner 2013; 257 (1763):10-11

Do CT scans in childhood raise cancer risk?

25 Jul 2013Pais-up subscribers

Undergoing CT scans during childhood is associated with a small but significant risk of developing cancer, a large data linkage study from Australia has found. The absolute excess incidence rate for all cancers combined was 9.38 per 100,000 person-years at risk after nearly ten years’ follow-up.

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