Document Details


Title:
ESTIMATE OF THYROID DOSES FOR DAVID A TIMOTHY AND JUNE CARRELL FROM NEVADA TEST SITE
Author(s):
ANSPAUGH, L R [LAWRENCE LIVERMORE LABORATORY, U. OF CA]
Subject Terms:
INTERNAL IRRADIATION; RADIATION DOSES; ACTIVITY LEVELS; LEGAL CLAIMS; EXTERNAL IRRADIATION; IODINE 131; RADIATION MONITORING; TELLURIUM 132; THEORETICAL DATA; THYROID; IODINE 135; GUMMED PAPER; NUCLEAR WEAPON TESTING; MONITORING STATIONS; CESIUM 137; CALCULATION METHODS; IODINE 133
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:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1985 Oct 28
Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
0017
Accession Number:
NV0067628
Document Number(s):
UCID20582
Originating Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
DAVID A. TIMOTHY AND JUNE ROGERS CARRELL ARE LITIGANTS IN TIMOTHY VS U S. THEY ALLEGE THAT THEIR THYROID CANCERS HAVE RESULTED FROM HARM FROM RADIATION DOSES RECEIVED AS A RESULT OF LOCAL FALLOUT FROM THE TESTIN G OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS AT THE NEVADA TEST SITE. WE HAVE CALCULATED A BES T ESTIMATE OF THE THYROID DOSE RECEIVED BY EACH LITIGANT FROM EXTERNAL EXPOSURE AND THE INGESTION OF RADIONUCLIDES WITH FOOD. FOR DAVID TIMO THY, THE DOSE ESTIMATE IS 7.8 RADS. FOR JUNE CARRELL, IT IS 2.6 RADS.


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