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Recent results from the study of West Bohemian uranium miners exposed to radon and its progeny.

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A brief description is given of the study of West Bohemian uranium miners, and recent and ongoing efforts to improve the quality of the data are summarized. Three recent analyses of the data from the cohort have led to rather different estimates of the excess relative risk of mortality from lung cancer per working-level month. The reasons for these different estimates are described, and it is concluded that estimates of lung cancer risk are strongly influenced by the quality of the exposure e...

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10.1289/ehp.95103s255

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
Role:
Author
Volume:
103 Suppl 2
Issue:
SUPPL. 2
Pages:
55-57
Publication date:
1995-03-05
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EISSN:
1552-9924
ISSN:
0091-6765
URN:
uuid:9437ee2c-a4cb-4d7e-8bc1-6353654b0fd4
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44784
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pubs:44784

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