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Cancer risks and biomarker studies in the atomic bomb survivors.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7488967     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper describes recent studies on cancer incidence among Japanese atomic bomb survivors. The report includes a brief description of the primary atomic bomb survivor cohorts. The results illustrate the magnitude of the excess risks and show how these risks vary with sex, age at exposure and time. Descriptions are presented in terms of both excess relative risks and excess absolute rates. The paper also includes a summary of the current status of research on biomarkers of radiation exposure in the atomic bomb survivors.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Stem cells (Dayton, Ohio)     Volume:  13 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1066-5099     ISO Abbreviation:  Stem Cells     Publication Date:  1995 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-01-04     Completed Date:  1996-01-04     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9304532     Medline TA:  Stem Cells     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  40-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Statistics, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Biological Markers*
Child, Preschool
Cohort Studies
Follow-Up Studies
Infant, Newborn
Japan / epidemiology
Leukemia, Radiation-Induced / epidemiology,  etiology
Middle Aged
Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced / epidemiology,  etiology*
Nuclear Warfare*
Risk Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biological Markers

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