A 46-year-old member asked:
Could CT scan cause a brain tumor?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Korona answered
32 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Rare: Many ct scans of the head can theoretically cause brain cancer several years later. See radiology physicist at your hospital to calculate your dose and risk if you had many head ct scans.
Answered on Jan 25, 2014
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