Mortality from diseases other than cancer following low doses of ionizing radiation : results from the 15-Country Study of nuclear industry workers

M Vrijheid, E Cardis, P Ashmore, A Auvinen, J-M Bae, Hilde Engels, Luc Holmstock, E Gilbert, G Gulis, RR Habib, G Howe, J Kurtinaitis, H Malker, CR Muirhead, DB Richardson, F Rodriguez-Artalejo, A Rogel, M Schubauer-Berigan, H Tardy, M Telle-LambertonM Usel, K Veress, Eric Van Mieghem

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    Message to the reader : Follow-up studies demonstrate that besides cancer, also some non-cancer (i.e. cardiovascular,digestive and respiratory) diseases can be caused by high doses of ionizing radiation. In the IARC 15-country study of nuclear industry workers it was evaluated whether mortality from diseases other than cancer was related to radiation dose.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-10
    JournalInternational Journal of Epidemiology (Advance Access published July 31,2007)
    StatePublished - 31 Jul 2007

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