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Radiation-induced cancer from low-dose exposure

an independent analysis

by John W. Gofman

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Published by Committee for Nuclear Responsibility in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiation carcinogenesis,
  • Ionizing radiation -- Dose-response relationship

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn W. Gofman ; edited by Egan O"Connor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC268.55 .G63 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2223796M
    ISBN 100932682898
    LC Control Number89062431

    Christohper DM Fletcher, K. Exploring the health effects of radiation exposure to patients in the practice of diagnostic radiology—such as repeated screening CT scans—and in high-risk occupations such as nuclear industry workers and uranium miners. The committee estimated the excess lifetime risks for 12 categories of cancer. In general, the risk of cancer from radiation exposure increases as the dose of radiation increases.

    Incidence of bone and soft tissue sarcoma after radiotherapy: a cohort study ofFinnish cancer patients. Cohen, Int. Drozdovitch, V. Risk appeared to decrease with increasing age at exposure. This idea has been challenged by epidemiological findings showing an excess risk of non-cancer diseases following exposure to doses lower than previously thought [ 3454 ]. Howe, "Epidemiology of Radiogenic Breast Cancer," pp.

    Otake, M. Neuroimaging techniques in neuropsychological research. Radiation-induced cardiovascular disorders are based rather on the damage to the blood vessels. Howe, I. Endothelial dysfunction has been observed in patients with atherosclerosis and in patients that exhibit CVD risk factors such as smoking, dyslipidemia, obesity, and diabetes mellitus [ 77 ] and is considered to be one of the first predictive indicators of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality [ 78 ].


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Radiation-induced cancer from low-dose exposure by John W. Gofman Download PDF Ebook

Patton, K. Of particular concern is that some physicians are using this procedure, whose risk-benefit ratio is considered acceptable for things like brain injury after a car accident or stroke the main use for SPECT scanson children.

Cancer, Second, damage to the heart microvasculature can reduce blood flow to the myocardium, causing myocardial ischemia, which promotes acute infarction [ 30 ].

Each one was a very quick burst of radiation, and Radiation-induced cancer from low-dose exposure book one increased my lifetime risk of developing cancer. Pollycove, and C. After receiving his PhD in nuclear physics, he went to work for the US Government to help develop the atomic bomb, and invented, along with Robert Oppenheimer and Robert Connick, the currently used process for extracting plutonium from irradiated uranyl nitrate.

Such mutations might also be passed on to human offspring, but their detection might require a survivor population larger than that of the children of A-bomb survivors.

Gains at 7q or 8q are associated with poor prognosis or large tumor size. It is important to realize that any conclusion about the risk at low doses that is doses below natural background derived from these studies is dependent upon an extrapolation, which may not be in direct disagreement with the ecological study of Cohen.

Arthur Tamplin concluded that even very low levels of radiation could cause human cancers, and published their research in the highly respected medical journal LancetLancet Studies of mice and other organisms have produced extensive data showing that radiation-induced cell mutation in sperm and eggs can be passed to offspring, the committee reported.

Therefore leukemias are often considered to be a "marker" for radiation effects. Anthony B. Today he is still considered one of the leading experts on the effect of radiation on the human body.

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Gilbert, L. Edling, R. Cancer, 1: When taking into accountindividuals from the Japanese atomic bomb survivor and occupational and environmental exposure studies listed above, a statistically significant ERR coefficient of 0.

The use of multiple daily fractions might, therefore, prevent repopulation from occurring. For year survivors, the absolute excess risk was 5. Angiosarcomas, a heterogeneous group of sarcomas with specific behavior depending on primary site: a retrospective study of cases.

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Totter was reporting on a pilot study of Alaskan natives by J. As indicated Radiation-induced cancer from low-dose exposure book the epidemiology section, high-dose radiation exposure of the heart and its vessels is associated with a risk of radiation-induced CVD [ 345455 ].

The above notes are extracted from the above ACS website.Risk of radiation induced cancer at low doses and low dose rates for radiation protection purposes Book · January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. unwarranted cancer scare and impairs important applications of low-dose radiation in the diagnosis and treatment of serious illnesses, as well as in industry.

Mass screening for thyroid cancer after low-dose radiation exposure has led to unnecessary treatment with. Understanding radiation-induced cancer risks at radiological doses.

David J. Brenner. RERF LSS solid cancer low-dose trend tests; lifetime cancer risks due to radiation exposure in middle age may be larger than we had thought.

0 Age at Exposure. 0.Nov 01,  · In a paper on low-dose radiation, Dr. Gofman pointed out that it pdf takes pdf single electron/photon-bullet (to use my analogy above), hitting the wrong part of a single cell, to cause cancer. Here’s how he summarized that paper on low-dose radiation, with five well-documented points that reflect the current state of knowledge.We present a wide variety of experimental data indicating that linear no-threshold theory (LNT) greatly exaggerates the cancer risk from low level radiation.

LNT is based on cancer initiating hits on Cited by: Parallel analyses by radiation ebook, age at exposure, and time after exposure suggested ebook risk of radiation-induced cancer increased approximately linearly with increasing dose and was heavily dependent on age at exposure; however, the risk was otherwise remarkably similar among the three populations, at least for ages 10 to 40 years at.