Study: Whole-body PET/CT may increase cancer risk

05/8/2008 | (free registration)

Researchers at a hospital and university in Hong Kong found that, for women and young patients in particular, whole-body PET/CT may raise the risk of cancer. PET/CT "has increased patient radiation exposure and this radiation has a well-known, adverse effect on patients," said a doctor from the University of Hong Kong.

View Full Article in: (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Director of Program Development
Washington DC, DC
Director of System QA
LifeWatch Services, Inc.
Rosemont, IL
Director of Business Development and Membership
Washington DC, DC
Director, Corporate Counsel
Tarrytown, NY