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Will i get breast cancer from ct pulmonary angiogram for pe? 32 female. saw one article said risk is increased by 14%! very scared. had ct abd b4 also

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Dr. Mathew Chengot answered

Specializes in Cardiology

the life time accumulated dose has an effect if you are a sun worshiper that give you more radiation exposure than car scan .if you want you can ask for the amount of radiation exposure from the scan from the place it was done

Answered Feb 8, 2015



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