[Carcinogenic risk in residents of the Techa riverside villages].

@article{Akleev2010CarcinogenicRI,
  title={[Carcinogenic risk in residents of the Techa riverside villages].},
  author={A. V. Akleev and L Iu Krestinina},
  journal={Vestnik Rossiiskoi akademii meditsinskikh nauk},
  year={2010},
  volume={6},
  pages={34-9}
}
The paper summarizes carcinogenic risk estimates in residents of the Techa riverside villages who have been exposed for many years to radiation due to discharge of radioactive wastes from the Mayak Production Association into the Techa-Iset-Tobol-Ob river system. Analysis of cancer incidence and mortality data has shown a statistically significant dose-dependent increase in the risk of both malignant tumors and leukemia. The dependence of excess relative risk on exposure dose is well described… CONTINUE READING