[ RadSafe ] Cancer
Brennan, Mike (DOH)
Mike.Brennan at DOH.WA.GOV
Tue Feb 21 15:43:27 CST 2012
Although this isn't my field, it has become abundantly clear to me that
"cancer" is a word of only marginal usefulness, because there are so
many things that have very different causes and conditions, all lumped
under the same word. I can virtually guarantee that someone will write
and article claiming an increase in "cancer" due to releases from
Fukushima, but in their numbers will be prostrate and cervical cancer,
even though the exposure pathways are, to say the least, non-obvious.
From: radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu
[mailto:radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu] On Behalf Of
JPreisig at aol.com
Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 12:39 PM
To: radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu
Subject: [ RadSafe ] Cancer
From: _jpreisig at aol.com_ (mailto:jpreisig at aol.com) .
Hey all... In USA, until about June 21, 2012, it's tornado season.
There is a lively exchange between Dr. Raabe and Brodsky in Health
Physics (This month or the previous one???). It is good reading.
A totally general state space model (Electronics
is both deterministic and stochastic, as I stated before in one of my
previous radsafe posts.
Also, I remember seeing a quote similar to this --- the more we study
understand things, the more
deterministic they become. So perhaps, in order to have just a
deterministic model, or just a
stochastic model, one should prove somehow that one component is not
That being said, it appears that Dr. Raabe has quite a severe and
of Cancer. Would you, kind sir, give us a short radfsafe discourse (3
4 paragraphs) on
Cancer and your understanding of various cancers. I know this is an
imposition on your time,
but it might prove helpful to some of our younger Radsafe members.
would be helpful,
the short discourse would be better. Thank You...
I hope you all are having a wonderful week at work. Hope Europe
Colorado thaw out soon.
End of February is usually a bit warmer than winter.
There is an article in Physics Today about Hess and his
of cosmic rays
in Hydrogen balloons etc. Some of his results are also in the book
Accelerator Health Physics.
Go out for a walk in the warmer weather???? Make measurements of
Radon in snow versus
No Snow in the near future??? Also see effects of rainfall on radon
levels at ground level
(See Cember's HP book and Weiss's and other papers on this stuff).???
Regards, Joseph R. (Joe)Preisig, PhD
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