As a result of the recent growth in the field of diagnostic imaging, the US population has been subjected to a 7-fold increase in exposure to medical radiation since the 1980s.1 Concerns over radiation-induced malignancy continue to mount in the popular2,3 and scientific4- 7 press.
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