A popular method for detecting cancer was able to provoke this very cancer

Russian doctor and TV presenter Alexander Myasnikov said that the familiar to many computer

tomography (CT) can be deadly. Discuss

So, a tool that medical professionals often use, for example, to detect lung cancer, can easily become the cause of this very cancer.

We cannot do CT scans for everyone in order toidentify lung cancer, because computed tomography itself is radiation <...> Of the 100 people who received a diagnosis of cancer, two received it because they once went for computed tomography, went often.

Alexander Myasnikov

Recall that earlier the specialist also stated the danger of prolonged coughing in smokers. This "feature", according to Myasnikov, may indicate that a person is suffering from lung cancer.