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A 27-year-old female asked:

I'm november, i had 2 ct scans. one was an angiogram with chest, abdo, pelvis. the second was neck, chest, abdo, pelvis. what is my risk of cancer?

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Dr. Maricer Escalon
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 23 years experience
Prob not any higher: The risk of cancer from the radiation exposure from the CT scans is not high. We should always limit unnecessary procedures, but if your doctor recommends a scan, usually it is because he/she feels that the potential benefits outweigh the risks. Please don't worry. Take care.
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