Cancer risks from diagnostic radiology.

  title={Cancer risks from diagnostic radiology.},
  author={Eric J. Hall and David J. Brenner},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  volume={81 965},
In recent years, there has been a rapid increase in the number of CT scans performed, both in the US and the UK, which has fuelled concern about the long-term consequences of these exposures, particularly in terms of cancer induction. Statistics from the US and the UK indicate a 20-fold and 12-fold increase, respectively, in CT usage over the past two decades, with per caput CT usage in the US being about five times that in the UK. In both countries, most of the collective dose from diagnostic… 

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