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Title: U.S./Belarus/Ukraine joint research on the biomedical effects of the Chernobyl Reactor Accident. Final report

Abstract

The National Cancer Institute has negotiated with the governments of Belarus and Ukraine (Ministers/Ministries of Health, institutions and scientists) to develop scientific research protocols to study the effects of radioactive iodine released by the Chernobyl accident upon thyroid anatomy and function in defined cohorts of persons under the age of 19 years at the time of the accident. These studies include prospective long term medical follow-up of the cohort and the reconstruction of the radiation dose to each cohort subject's thyroid. The protocol for the study in Belarus was signed by the US and Belorussian governments in May 1994 and the protocol for the study in Ukraine was signed by the US and Ukraine in May 1995. A second scientific research protocol also was negotiated with Ukraine to study the feasibility of a long term study to follow the development of leukemia and lymphoma among Ukrainian cleanup workers; this protocol was signed by the US and Ukraine in October 1996.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Environment, Safety and Health (EH) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
760446
Report Number(s):
DOE/EH/89188
TRN: US0100491
DOE Contract Number:  
AI02-92EH89188
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 20 Jun 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 61 RADIATION PROTECTION AND DOSIMETRY; REACTOR ACCIDENTS; BELARUS; UKRAINE; USA; RADIATION EFFECTS; PUBLIC HEALTH

Citation Formats

Wachholz, Bruce. U.S./Belarus/Ukraine joint research on the biomedical effects of the Chernobyl Reactor Accident. Final report. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.2172/760446.
Wachholz, Bruce. U.S./Belarus/Ukraine joint research on the biomedical effects of the Chernobyl Reactor Accident. Final report. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/760446
Wachholz, Bruce. Tue . "U.S./Belarus/Ukraine joint research on the biomedical effects of the Chernobyl Reactor Accident. Final report". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/760446. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/760446.
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title = {U.S./Belarus/Ukraine joint research on the biomedical effects of the Chernobyl Reactor Accident. Final report},
author = {Wachholz, Bruce},
abstractNote = {The National Cancer Institute has negotiated with the governments of Belarus and Ukraine (Ministers/Ministries of Health, institutions and scientists) to develop scientific research protocols to study the effects of radioactive iodine released by the Chernobyl accident upon thyroid anatomy and function in defined cohorts of persons under the age of 19 years at the time of the accident. These studies include prospective long term medical follow-up of the cohort and the reconstruction of the radiation dose to each cohort subject's thyroid. The protocol for the study in Belarus was signed by the US and Belorussian governments in May 1994 and the protocol for the study in Ukraine was signed by the US and Ukraine in May 1995. A second scientific research protocol also was negotiated with Ukraine to study the feasibility of a long term study to follow the development of leukemia and lymphoma among Ukrainian cleanup workers; this protocol was signed by the US and Ukraine in October 1996.},
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