100 years of observation on British radiologists: mortality from cancer and other causes 1897-1997.
Radiologists and radiotherapists were one of the earliest occupational groups to be exposed to ionizing radiation. Their patterns of mortality provide information on the long-term effects of fractionated external radiation exposure. British radiologists who registered with a radiological society between 1897 and 1979 have now been followed-up until 1 January 1997, and the mortality experience examined among those who registered with a society after 1920, when the first radiological protection...Expand abstract
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