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Study fuels debate over routine medical tests

A new study found a small but significant number of patients received dangerously high doses of radiation from medical imaging tests, putting them at higher risk for cancer -- sometimes needlessly.

dateAug 27, 2009 in Cancer
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Hospitals offer new take on medical mistakes

All Donald Platt wanted was an apology. The tumor on his kidney was the size of a baseball by the time his cancer was detected in a CT scan - five years after his doctor misdiagnosed his symptoms and failed to order the right ...

dateMar 08, 2009 in Other
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