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Can ct scan cause of cancer sir ..last week I had ct scan for renal tumor now I saw about radiation in ct scan that's way I am worried sir
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Don’t worry it’s safe
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Factually Yes CT scan can cause cancer. But you will need to have 100's of CT scan for it to have a significant or even measurable risk. Radiation induced cancers are almost exclusively seen in the patients who recieve continuous radiotherapy and not due to a diagnostic CT scan ir x ray
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relax 😊
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Actually one CT scan can't cause cancer. For causing cancer , the effective radiation dose should be more than 50 mSV in a year. and the cancer occurs after a period of 10-15 years. So no need to worry about it as chances of getting cancer with one diagnostic CT scan is almost NIL.
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Don't worry. It's safe
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Nothing will happen at all. Your safe and wont get cancer. Stay calm.
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