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My son had a head x-ray, can he be at risk for leukemia later on ?
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Dr. Hung Khong
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Probably not
There is no concrete data but some suggestion that xray may increase the risk of leukemia in children.
This also depends on the body location, with chest xray seems more significant, and dental xray and head xray probably carry minimal risks.

In brief: Probably not
There is no concrete data but some suggestion that xray may increase the risk of leukemia in children.
This also depends on the body location, with chest xray seems more significant, and dental xray and head xray probably carry minimal risks.
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