[Exposure to CT scans in childhood and long-term cancer risk: A review of epidemiological studies].

@article{Baysson2016ExposureTC,
  title={[Exposure to CT scans in childhood and long-term cancer risk: A review of epidemiological studies].},
  author={H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Baysson and Neige Journy and Tristan Rou{\'e} and Hubert Ducou-Lepointe and C{\'e}cile Etard and Marie-Odile Bernier},
  journal={Bulletin du cancer},
  year={2016},
  volume={103 2},
  pages={
          190-8
        }
}
Amongst medical exams requiring ionizing radiation, computed tomography (CT) scans are used more frequently, including in children. These CT examinations are associated with absorbed doses that are much higher than those associated with conventional radiology. In comparison to adults, children have a greater sensitivity to radiation and a longer life span with more years at cancer risks. Five epidemiological studies on cancer risks after CT scan exposure during childhood were published between… CONTINUE READING
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