Many patients are exposed to radiation when undergoing medical scans such as CT and PET scans. This could increase the risk of cancer in those patients who are overexposed. Patients should ask their doctors if they really need the information from the scans in order to make good decisions, and they should discuss the risks with their doctors. Read more from the New York Times article.
Study Finds Radiation Risk for CT Scan Patients
Sep 19, 2009 | General Interest