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Children Getting CT Scans At Higher Risk For Cancer

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A new study suggests that there's a slight increase in the risk of brain cancer and leukemia associated with CT scans for children. Experts say, in most cases, the risk doesn't not outweigh the benefit of the CT scan, but call on doctors to be more selective in ordering them. Audie Cornish talks to NPR's Rob Stein about the study.
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