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Do CT scans really cause cancer?

CT scans deliver a hefty dose of ionising radiation. But the benefits outweigh the risks – most of the time.
A teenager prepares to enter a CT scanning machine. EPA/STR

CT scans can triple risk of brain cancer, leukemia

Just two CT (computed tomography) scans of the head in childhood can triple the risk of brain cancer in later life, and as…

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