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Further follow up of mortality and incidence of cancer in men from the United Kingdom who participated in the United Kingdom's atmospheric nuclear weapon tests and experimental programmes.

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OBJECTIVES: To study the long term effects of participation in the United Kingdom's atmospheric nuclear weapon tests and experimental programmes and to test hypotheses generated by an earlier report, including the possibility that participation in tests caused small hazards of leukaemia and multiple myeloma. DESIGN: Follow up study of mortality and cancer incidence. SUBJECTS: 21,358 servicemen and civilians from the United Kingdom who participated in the tests and a control group of 22,333 no...

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10.1136/bmj.307.6918.1530

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
Kendall, GM More by this author
Goodill, AA More by this author
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
307
Issue:
6918
Pages:
1530-1535
Publication date:
1993-12-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:350038dd-7fe4-426d-bdf4-7c6a60ee3ca6
Source identifiers:
35825
Local pid:
pubs:35825

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