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Experts: Diagnostic Radiation Exposure 'Safe for Children'

2017 12 Jun

Ionising radiation is widely thought to increase one's risk of getting cancer. However, researchers claim the long-held belief that even low doses of radiation, such as those received in diagnostic imaging, increase cancer risk is based on an inaccurate, 70-year-old hypothesis and leads to unnecessary fear and misdiagnoses. The hypothesis referred... Read more

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Dose Management: Radiologists Don’t Face Cancer Risk

2016 26 Jul

Thanks to improved dose management protocols, present-day radiologists who graduated from medical school after 1940 do not face an increased risk of dying from radiation-related causes like cancer, according to a new study appearing online in the Radiological Society of North America journal Radiology .   The study compared cancer incidence... Read more