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New Study Finds More Than 29,000 Cancers Caused by CT Scan Radiation

New Study Finds More Than 29,000 Cancers Caused by CT Scan Radiation April 23, 2010. By Charles Benson.
San Francisco, CA A new report suggests that CT scan radiation may be more dangerous than previously believed, as the medical procedure has been linked to at least 29,000 cases of cancer and 14,500 deaths in the US each year.
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FDA Concerned About Medical Radiation Exposure, Increases Oversight

FDA Concerned About Medical Radiation Exposure, Increases Oversight February 11, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC In the wake of a radiation scare where more than 300 patients undergoing CT scans and other medical procedures in four hospitals were given too much radiation, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced it will step up oversight for the potentially dangerous procedure.
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Health scans seen as risky in wake of ct radiation overdose case

Health scans seen as risky in wake of ct radiation overdose case November 11, 2009. By Charles Benson.
Miami, FL Medical science has provided modern man with many tests to better facilitate preventative health care, yet some of these tests - notably the CT brain scan – may potentially be more harmful to the patient in the long run.
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CT Scan Overdose Victims Have Rights

CT Scan Overdose Victims Have Rights November 5, 2009. By Brenda Craig.
Los Angeles, CA: It seems that somebody at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center made a serious error when the hospital's CT Scanner was recalibrated in February 2008. Dozens of patients booked for diagnostic brains scans were blasted with megadoses of radiation – doses usually reserved for treating brain tumors.
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Family of Tot Sues over CT Scan Radiation Overexposure

Family of Tot Sues over CT Scan Radiation Overexposure October 26, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA A new and troubling issue emerging over CT brain scan and CT scan radiation has its roots in two recent events that were brought to the fore in the state of California. The issue, in a nutshell, is a nod to the fact that Americans are already receiving high levels of diagnostic radiation simply due to the prevalence, frequency and availability of diagnostic imaging in US clinics and hospitals.
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