Most sensitive to radiation induced cancer?

 # Which of the following is the most sensitive to radiation induced cancer?
A. Nerves
B. Female breast
C. Thyroid
D. Skin

The correct answer is B. Female breast.

Susceptibility of Different Organs to Radiation-Induced Cancer
High: Colon, Stomach, Lung, Bone marrow (leukemia), female breast
Intermediate: Bladder, Liver, Thyroid
Low: Bone surface, Brain, Salivary glands, skin

Reference: Oral Radiology Principles and Interpretation, 7th Edition, Page no 26


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