Report Highlights Cancer Risks of Low Radiation Scientists who advise the government say even low doses of radiation slightly increase a person's risk of developing cancer. But the group also says the risk from something like a chest X-ray is so tiny it's virtually impossible to measure.
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Report Highlights Cancer Risks of Low Radiation

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Report Highlights Cancer Risks of Low Radiation

Report Highlights Cancer Risks of Low Radiation

Report Highlights Cancer Risks of Low Radiation

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Scientists who advise the government say even low doses of radiation slightly increase a person's risk of developing cancer. But the group also says the risk from something like a chest X-ray is so tiny it's virtually impossible to measure.