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Epidemiological studies of UK test veterans: II. Mortality and cancer incidence.

Abstract:

An epidemiological study was set up in the 1980s of UK participants in the UK atmospheric nuclear weapons testing programme. A large cohort of test participants was established along with a closely matched comparison or control group. Three analyses of mortality and cancer incidence have been carried out. This review describes the development of the evidence on possible effects on test participants with especial emphasis on the most recent analysis. Other sources of evidence, particularly fro...

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10.1088/0952-4746/24/3/002

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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Journal:
Journal of radiological protection : official journal of the Society for Radiological Protection
Volume:
24
Issue:
3
Pages:
219-241
Publication date:
2004-09-05
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EISSN:
1361-6498
ISSN:
0952-4746
URN:
uuid:684965c7-dacc-4279-bdaf-ff3f5c5ffc3e
Source identifiers:
39179
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pubs:39179

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