Major study confirms CT scan link to blood cancer risk in kids

A single CT scan increased the risk of haematological malignancies in children by 16%, researchers found.
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CT scans are significantly linked to an increased risk of haematological malignancies in young people, a major multinational study has found.

Analysis of data from nearly one million patients under 22 who underwent at least one CT scan found a strong and clear link between exposure to the scans’ radiation and blood cancers, according to findings in the Nature Medicine.