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Spotlight on Human Radiation Experiments

Executive Summary and Guide to Final Report: Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments — overview of final report including summaries of each chapter


Human Radiation Experiments: The Department of Energy Roadmap to the Story and the Records — summarizes the Department`s ongoing search for records about human radiation experiments, and enumerates pertinent DOE information

Human Radiation Experiments Associated with the U.S. Department of Energy and Its Predecessors — is a supplement to the Roadmap with over 275 additional studies found since the Roadmap was published

Building Public Trust: Actions to Respond to the Report of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments — 18 recommendations to improve openness in government, protect human subjects in the future and redress past wrongs

Interim Report of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments — discusses the fundamental questions the committee is seeking to answer
Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments Final Report — determines whether the radiation experiments design and administration adequately met the ethical and scientific standards, including standards of informed consent, that prevailed at the time of the experiments and that exist at report date, and also to determine the ethical and scientific standards and criteria by which it shall evaluate human radiation experiments

Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments. Final report, Supplemental Volume 1. Ancillary Materials — large collection of contemporary documents pertaining to the consideration of ethical and legal aspects of use of human beings in medical and experimental studies

Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Rxperiments. Final Report, Supplemental Volume 2. Sources and Documentation — how the committee went about looking for information concerning human radiation experiments and intentional releases, a description of what was found and where it was found

Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments. Supplemental Volume 2a, Sources and Documentation Appendices. Final Report — catalog of the location of large numbers of reports pertaining to the charge of the committee
See all the human radiation experiments documents.