Corpus ID: 645046

Avoiding Diagnostic Imaging, Not Low-Dose Radiation, Is the Real Health Risk

@inproceedings{Scott2016AvoidingDI,
  title={Avoiding Diagnostic Imaging, Not Low-Dose Radiation, Is the Real Health Risk},
  author={B. Scott},
  year={2016}
}
Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons Volume 21 Number 3 Fall 2016 Diagnostic imaging with low-dose ionizing radiation helps physicians save lives and assist in prolonging good health. Numerous publications1-5 based on clinical, epidemiological, and ecological studies have claimed increased cancer risk associated with low radiation doses such as received from diagnostic imaging and other sources (e.g., nuclear worker exposures, some Chernobyl accident victims among the public). The… Expand
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