Tag: Incidence (epidemiology)

Young people who undergo CT scans are 24 percent more likely to develop cancer compared with those who do not, a study published today on bmj.com suggests

Contact: Emma Dickinson edickinson@bmj.com 44-020-738-36529 BMJ-British Medical Journal Small cancer risk following CT scans in childhood and adolescence confirmed But the absolute excess for all cancers combined is low The researchers say that in a group of 10,000 young people, they would expect 39 cancers to occur during […]