A 31-year-old female asked:
I have had two previous brain/sinus scans my dr wants another for chronic headaches. how much does this increase my risk for cancer?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
Very little: Radiation is naturally present in nature and the risk seems small enough to make a scan worthwhile, especially if you're suffering from chronic headaches. It would be a shame to miss a treatable cancer in the nasosinal area.
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Last updated Apr 16, 2018
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