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Cancer: relation of prenatal radiation to development of the disease in childhood

Science

Jun 7, 1963

E J STERNGLASS

PMID: 13983978

Abstract

Experimental evidence indicating a linear response and the absence of a threshold for the development of childhood cancer and leukemia at total doses below 1 roentgen is contained in recent studies of prenatal diagnostic x-ray exposure. Implications for the nature of the carcinogenic me...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Prenatal brand of multivitamin
Organism
Malignant Childhood Neoplasm
Iodine 131
Malignant Neoplasms
Leukemia
Diagnostic Radiologic Examination
Leukemia, Radiation-Induced
Turcot Syndrome (Disorder)
Radiation Syndrome

Cancer: relation of prenatal radiation to development of the disease in childhood

Science

Jun 7, 1963

E J STERNGLASS

PMID: 13983978

DOI:

Abstract

Experimental evidence indicating a linear response and the absence of a threshold for the development of childhood cancer and leukemia at total doses below 1 roentgen is contained in recent studies of prenatal diagnostic x-ray exposure. Implications for the nature of the carcinogenic me...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Prenatal brand of multivitamin
Organism
Malignant Childhood Neoplasm
Iodine 131
Malignant Neoplasms
Leukemia
Diagnostic Radiologic Examination
Leukemia, Radiation-Induced
Turcot Syndrome (Disorder)
Radiation Syndrome
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