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  • CT Scans Risks

    Good article from the BBC on the risk of CT scanning.
    Dave Hanson
    Found lump 18/02/2011
    Ultrasound confirmed mass 23/02/2011
    CT Abdomen, pelvis, chest (clear) 24/02/2011
    Left I/O 1/03/2011
    99% Seminoma <1% Unknown germ cell 10/03/2011
    Staging T1 - 1A 10/03/2011

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    Article speaks to repeated scans on children and two particular types of cancers they may be come more prone to due to the CT's. It concludes by saying that both still remain rare even with increased scanning, though the risk does increase.


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    Mass found 11/20/08
    Left I/O 11/25/08
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