X-RAYS

X-rays & other medical scans could be playing a far bigger role in the spread of cancer than doctors have previously thought suggests the latest edition of What Doctors Don’t Tell You. They explain new lab research has discovered that x-rays are causing cancer in cells that are not directly targeted by the x-rays.  It suggests that current estimates of cancers caused by radiation from medical tests are very likely far too low & that radiation from diagnostic tools may be a major carcinogen.   (Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2008; 105: 12445-50).

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