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CT scans expose patients to 1,000 times the dose of chest x-rays

Friday, January 30, 2004
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
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The real news isn't that dentist x-rays are causing
hundreds of cancer cases each year, it's the stunning revelation that CT scans expose patients to 1,000
times the does of x-rays
as regular chest x-rays. If this number
comes as a shock to you, you're not alone: most doctors don't know it
either. One study shows that most doctors greatly underestimate the
amount of radiation patients experience during CT scans.

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