Thyroid Cancer and Dental X-rays are Unrelated


Many individuals believe that dental X-rays can increase the risk for developing thyroid cancer. However, here are a few things you should know right before you start dwelling on the same question:

One of the most important things is not to rely on your medical/health education from what is 

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being said on TV shows. These are most of the times sensational in nature only, many times presenting topics and hypotheses that are meant to scare the average viewer.

According to chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, Dr. Otis W. Brawley, the technology of cancer detection has gotten so professional and reliable that today it is possible to spot cancer types that 15 years ago would not even be diagnosed as health conditions.

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