Document Details


Title:
LATE NEOPLASTIC CHANGES FOLLOWING MEDICAL IRRADIATION ( RADIOLOGY, VOL 105, DECEMBER 1972
Author(s):
HUTCHISON, G B [RADIOLOGY]
Subject Terms:
EPIDEMIOLOGY; LEUKEMIA; NEOPLASMS; RADIATION EFFECTS; X RADIATION
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Publication Date:
1973 Dec 31
Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
0008
Accession Number:
NV0061763
Originating Research Org.:
RADIOLOGY
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
IN HIS ANALYSIS OF THE LITERATURE ON RADIATION CANCEROGENESIS, THE AUT HOR SUGGESTS ( SUBJECT TO FURTHER STUDY ) THAT ( A ) ALL MALIGNANCIES MAY BE STIPULATED BY IRRADIATION; ( B ) ALL TYPES OF RADIATION MAY BE CANCEROGENIC; ( C ) THE RISK IS ABOUT 1-5 CASES PER MILLION POPULATIO N PER YEAR PER RAD ABSORBED IN RELEVANT TISSUE FOR SEVERAL SITES; ( D ) THE EXCESS IS MANIFESTED SOME LIMITED NUMBER OF YEARS FOLLOWING A L ATENT PERIOD ( SHORTER FOR LEUKEMIA THAN FOR OTHER MALIGNANCIES; ( E ) CHRONIC LYMPHATIC LEUKEMIA IS AN APPARENT EXCEPTION TO THE GENERALITY CONCERNING ALL MALIGNANCIES; AND ( F ) FETAL TISSUE MAY BE SEVERAL TI MES MORE SENSITIVE. RELATIVELY HIGH DOSES OF RADIATION ARE EITHER NONC ANCEROGENIC OR FOLLOW A DIFFERENT QUANTITATIVE RELATIONSHIP FROM THAT SEEN AT LOW DOSES.


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