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Cancer Incidence and Mortality after Iodine-131 Therapy for Hyperthyroidism

March 30, 2011
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Cancer Incidence and Mortality after Iodine-131 Therapy for Hyperthyroidism Per Hall and , Lars-Erik Holm Radiation and Public Perception Chapter 9, pp 103–112 Pub Date : May, 1995 American Chemical Society Abstract Cancer risk was studied in 10,552 Swedish hyperthyroid patients treated with 131I between 1950 and 1975. Patients were followed for an average...
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Evaluating the Safety of Irradiated Foods

March 29, 2011
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Evaluating the Safety of Irradiated Foods George H. Fauli Radiation and Public Perception Chapter 8, pp 89–101 Pub Date : May, 1995 American Chemical Society Abstract Health agencies throughout the world have evaluated the safety of irradiated foods by considering the likelihood that irradiation would induce radioactivity, produce toxic radiolytic products, destroy nutrients, or...
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Evidence of Cancer Risk from Experimental Animal Radon Studies

March 28, 2011
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Evidence of Cancer Risk from Experimental Animal Radon Studies Fredrick T. Cross Radiation and Public Perception Chapter 7, pp 79–88 Pub Date : May, 1995 American Chemical Society Abstract Epidemiologic data from underground miners confirm that radon decay products are carcinogenic, but evidence for the quantitative risks of these exposures, especially for indoor air,...
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Lung Cancer Mortality and Radon Exposure

March 27, 2011
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Lung Cancer Mortality and Radon Exposure A Test of the Linear-No-Threshold Model of Radiation Carcinogenesis Bernard L. Cohen and , Graham A. Colditz Radiation and Public Perception Chapter 6, pp 67–77 Pub Date : May, 1995 American Chemical Society Abstract The linear-no-threshold theory used to estimate the cancer risk of low level radiation from...
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Basic Units and Concepts in Radiation Exposures

March 26, 2011
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Basic Units and Concepts in Radiation Exposures R. L. Mlekodaj Radiation and Public Perception, Chapter 3, pp 23–37 PubDate : May 05, 1995 American Chemical Society Abstract Some of the most common units, concepts, and models in use today dealing with radiation exposures and their associated risks will be presented. Discussions toward a better...
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Radiation and Public Perception – Benefit and Risks

March 25, 2011
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Radiation and Public Perception Benefits and Risks Editor(s): Jack P. Young1, Rosalyn S. Yalow2 Volume 243 Publication Date (Print): May 05, 1995 American Chemical Society CONTENTS : Preface Radiation and Public Perception Public Perception of Radiation Risks Basic Units and Concepts in Radiation Exposures Department of Energy Radiation Health Studies The U.S. Transuranium and...
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Public Perception of Radiation Risks

March 25, 2011
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Public Perception of Radiation Risks William R. Hendee Radiation and Public Perception, Chapter 2, pp 13–22 Pub Date : May, 1995 Abstract The evolution of advanced civilization has yielded works of art and science, complex financial and political systems, and technology-driven societies such as the United States. Yet as the sophistication of these societies...
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A Health Assessment of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Accident

March 25, 2011
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A Health Assessment of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Accident Fred A. Mettler, Jr., and , Jonathan E. Briggs Radiation and Public Perception, Chapter 13, pp 161–168 Pub Date : May, 1995 Abstract In 1989 the then Soviet government requested that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) assess the steps it took to protect...
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Laboratory Pure Water

March 25, 2011
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Laboratory Pure Water Plumbing Systems and Design 2005; Vol. 4: No. 6 by Stenqvist, James E. Description Water is everywhere. One might think water from the tap that is clear and tastes all right is pure, but it is not enough so for laboratory use. Water picks up pollutants when it touches the ground?s...
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Uncertainties in Internal Radiation Dose Assessment

March 22, 2011
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Uncertainties in Internal Radiation Dose Assessment NCRP Report Executive Summary: The objective of this Report is to review the current state-of-knowledge of uncertainties in internal dose assessments, including uncertainties in the measurements that are used to perform these assessments. In a previously published report (NCRP, 2007), the current state-of-knowledge of uncertainties in external radiation...
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