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“I’m worried about CT scans causing cancer.”

A cancer patient emailed this question: “Should I proceed with the CT scan my doctor scheduled? I am concerned because I have read that CT scans cause cancer.”

Here is my answer:

Regarding CT scans, yes, according to the FDA there is measurable risk of cancer with each CT scan. Read more »

Have you chosen a great oncologist? To know instantly, answer this one question.

Choosing your physician is the most important decision you’ll make about your care. Your oncologist is your gateway to treatment. When your life is on the line, you need your oncologist to go to bat for you. Some will. Some won’t. And you can’t always tell up front. So ask this one question before you settle on a particular oncologist. Your life may depend on the answer. Read more »