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The excess of childhood leukaemia near Sellafield: A commentary on the fourth COMARE report

Abstract:

Problems in investigating disease clusters are illustrated by the latest (fourth) report of the Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment (COMARE) on the excess of leukaemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma among young people living near the Sellafield nuclear installation in West Cumbria, England. COMARE found no evidence that exposure to radiation could account for this excess and examined alternative explanations. The Report discusses inter alia the hypothesis that these disease...

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Publisher copy:
10.1088/0952-4746/17/2/003
Journal:
Journal of Radiological Protection More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
2
Pages:
63-71
Publication date:
1997-06-01
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EISSN:
1361-6498
ISSN:
0952-4746
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:113254
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uuid:f9e84b6f-5c54-40f2-a2aa-0734f768cd60
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pubs:113254
Source identifiers:
113254
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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