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Medicine: CT Scans and Radiation #1056490

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 10, 2013
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) The risk of cancer in children from radiation from CT scans featured; study results cited; details given about hospital efforts to reduce radiation exposure. [Patient’s mother Tamika FRAZIER‡- comments.] [UC Davis Health System Diana MIGLIORETTI†- says the largest increase was for abdomen CT.] [Children's National Medical Center Dr. Shireen ATABAKI††- describes how children are evaluated to reduce the number of scans.] [Children's National Medical Center Dr. Raymond SZE††- says risk versus benefit needs to be balanced.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Snyderman, Nancy
Duration:
00:02:30

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