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Radiation from cardia angioplasty or myocardial perfusion imaging increases cancer risk

Peter Griffin posted in on February 8th, 2011.

A study of more than 82,000 heart patients in Quebec was published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). It concludes that radiation used in cardiac angioplasty or myocardial perfusion imaging is strong enough to cause a five per cent increase in cancer risk during the five years after imaging. Our colleagues at the […]

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