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Childhood leukaemia and non-Hodgkins lymphoma in young people living close to nuclear reprocessing sites.

Abstract:

An increased incidence of leukaemia and NHL has been recorded close to Britain's two nuclear reprocessing sites at Sellafield in West Cumbria and Dounreay in Northern Scotland. Two hypotheses have been advanced to explain the excesses - paternal preconceptional irradiation (PPI) and an infective basis promoted by population mixing. Subsequent studies have provided no support for the PPI hypothesis and have also shown that this was derived from the analysis of a sub-group. In contrast, support...

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Journal:
Biomedicine and pharmacotherapy = Biomedecine and pharmacotherapie
Volume:
47
Issue:
10
Pages:
429-434
Publication date:
1993-01-01
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EISSN:
1950-6007
ISSN:
0753-3322
URN:
uuid:b2de20f4-bf2a-4829-9d41-69ba72ecebd2
Source identifiers:
113184
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pubs:113184

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