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CT scans. Male doctor examining a set of CT (computed tomography) scans of a patient's abdomen on a light box. CT scans are slice images through the body produced using X- rays. They are used to examine the inside of the body without the need to carry out surgery. Here the doctor is studying tumours, abnormal growths of tissue, that are in the abdomen. Photographed in Newcastle General Hospital in England.
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