[ RadSafe ] Paper review of Hess et.al. from a health physics perspective

Brad Keck bradkeck at mac.com
Sun Feb 9 20:06:11 CST 2014

It is a curious dose estimate that is reported, lower than prevalent estimates from study of the Chernobyl residents - and as you point out lower than expected for induction of cancer.  Nevertheless, it is what the authors report.  

For comparison,  estimates of thyroid dose I have seen for Japan are much lower than 150 mGy.  

> On Feb 9, 2014, at 4:29 PM, "Otto G. Raabe" <ograabe at ucdavis.edu> wrote:
>> It takes several Sv for radiation induced cancer.
> Many cellular changes may occur concurrently,
> and similar changes may occur without any
> cancer induction.
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