A cohort study of childhood cancer incidence after postnatal diagnostic X-ray exposure.

Abstract

Ionizing radiation is an established cause of cancer, yet little is known about the health effects of doses from diagnostic examinations in children. The risk of childhood cancer was studied in a cohort of 92.957 children who had been examined with diagnostic X rays in a large German hospital during 1976-2003. Radiation doses were reconstructed using the… (More)
DOI: 10.1667/RR1575.1

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