TITLE

Response

PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
Environmental Health Perspectives;Aug1997, Vol. 105 Issue 8, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the views of several scientists on a paper on dose-response relationships in the analyses of cancer incidence in relation to the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant accident. Issues raised by scientists concerning mechanisms that could account for a larger carcinogenic effect of radiation per dose unit at low levels than at higher levels; Inconsistency between appearance of large elevations in lung cancer incidence within seven years of exposure and previous studies of low-level radiation; Problems with design of the TMI study regarding distinguishing between shapes of dose-response associations.
ACCESSION #
13017032

 

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