A 21-year-old female asked:
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talked to 2 different docs & they said since i've had 3ct of the brain n 1yr that i'm at high risk 4 brain tumor later n life i'm 21 why they say this?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
I doubt it: The radiation from a ct scan isn't much compared with the natural background radiation. If there's a slightly increased risk, it's far from "high". This is probably a misunderstanding.
Answered on Jun 24, 2013
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