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Safer CT scanning for children developed

A research team at the Queen Silvia Children's Hospital has developed a method that allows the lowest possible dose of radiation for children having a CT scan while still obtaining good image quality, reveals a thesis from ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Cancer
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Average child may get 7 radiation scans by age 18

(AP) -- The first large study to examine the use of X-rays, CT scans and other medical radiation in children estimates the average child will get more than seven radiation scans by age 18, a potentially worrisome trend.

dateJan 03, 2011 in Health
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Study: CT scans modestly cut lung cancer deaths

(AP) -- A special type of CT scan can detect lung cancer early enough to save some lives, the National Cancer Institute announced Thursday - the first evidence that a screening test may help fight the nation's top cancer ...

dateNov 04, 2010 in Cancer
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