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Lung cancer among uranium miners in the United States.

Authors
Archer-VE; Wagoner-JK; Lundin-FE
Source
Health Phys 1973 Oct; 25(4):351-371
NIOSHTIC No.
00028733
Abstract
Excess respiratory cancer is shown among all groups of uranium miners having more than 120 Working Level Months of radon daughter exposure, cancer incidence rising with increasing exposure. Factors distorting the exposure-response relationship include cigarettes but permissible levels should not be set in relation to such factors.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Lung-cancer; Respiratory-system-disorders; Radioactive-materials; Radiation-hazards; Smoking
CODEN
HLTPAO
CAS No.
7440-61-1
Publication Date
19731001
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1974
Issue of Publication
4
ISSN
0017-9078
Source Name
Health Physics
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