Latest Radiation cancer Stories
Aspirin and other similar painkillers may help protect against skin cancer, a new study suggests.
Researchers confirmed an association between tanning bed use and an increased risk for three common skin cancers — basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma.
Cardiac imaging tests, such as CT scans could be putting heart attack patients at a higher risk of cancer.
Exposure to low-dose radiation from cardiac imaging and other procedures after a heart attack is associated with an increased risk of cancer.
In a study of radiology technicians, chronic exposure to ionizing radiation, even at low levels, raised the risk of a common type of skin cancer called basal cell carcinoma. The risk was greatest in subjects with lighter compared to darker eye and hair color.