For some cancer survivors, commonplace exposure to radiation induces pangs of worry. Will the chest X-ray ordered by a family doctor or a trip through the airport’s new security scanner increase your chance of developing a secondary cancer? What can you do to reduce your risks?
In the latest issue of Thrive, the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center’s patient publication, we talked with Ella Kazerooni, M.D., U-M professor of radiology, about what people with cancer should know about everyday radiation exposure. Find out what she had to say.