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Should i worry about cancer if i had a single head ct scan 8 years ago, kidney xray 5 years ago,spine xray and mri 1year ago chest x-ray 1 month ago

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No.: These diagnostic procedures will not measurably increase your risk of cancer over your background or natural risk. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.

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Last updated Jan 23, 2021

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