Items Tagged ‘dental x-rays’

April 10, 2012

Dental X-Rays Linked to Tumors Inside Skull

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Early or repeated exposure to dental x-rays appears to increase the risk for meningioma, the most commonly reported primary brain tumor in the United States, according to a study published online April 10 in Cancer. The study reveals a statistically significant increased risk for meningioma in people who underwent bitewing or panoramic x-rays… Meningiomas are tumors […]

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