[ RadSafe ] Any comment on the latest paper in The BMJ
parthasarathy k s
ksparth at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Nov 1 19:08:58 CST 2015
Our newsgroup has apparently ignored tha following paper published in The BMJ
Under what this study adds are the following comments:
"The study provides a direct estimate of the association between protracted low dose exposure to ionising radiation and solid cancer mortality. Although high dose rate exposures are thought to be more dangerous than low dose rate exposures, the risk per unit of radiation dose for cancer among radiation workers was similar to estimates derived from studies of Japanese atomic bomb survivors. Quantifying the cancer risks associated with protracted radiation exposures can help strengthen the foundation for radiation protection standards".
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