Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Sifferlin, Alexandra (June 11, 2013), Why The Link Between Childhood Cancer and CT Scans May Be Overblown, Retrieved on 2016-03-14
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    14 MAR 2016

     1.9 Cases of Leukemia per 10,000 CT Scans in Children

    In the breakdown of results, the study authors from Group Health Research Institute and University of California, Davis note that the risk of developing leukemia was highest from head scans for kids under age 5 with a rate of 1.9 cases per 10,000 CT scans. Younger children and girls seemed more susceptible to solid cancers than older kids and boys. Every 300 to 390 scans of a girl’s abdomen or pelvis was associated with the development of one solid cancer. The study estimates that 4,870 fut...
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