Pediatric Grand Rounds Archived Webcasts

The Risk of Cancer from Exposure to CT Scans in Children: A Very Controversial Topic

Recorded April 11, 2008 at 12:30 PM

Presented by:
Robert L. Brent, MD, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Radiology and Pathology, Emeritus Chairman of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA Pediatrics and Research, A. I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

CME credit is no longer available for this program

This program is presented for educational purposes only and is no longer available for CME credit.

Clinical Content Reviewer: Juan Dumois, III, MD

Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Restate the controversy regarding the risk of cancer in children from CT scan exposure
  • Correctly answer the question of whether children are more sensitive to radiation-induced cancers
  • Appropriately counsel patients about the risk of cancer to diminish concerns and anxieties

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