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Assessment and Management of Cancer Risks from Radiological and Chemical Hazards Assessment and Management of Cancer Risks from Radiological and Chemical Hazards

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  title={Assessment and Management of Cancer Risks from Radiological and Chemical Hazards Assessment and Management of Cancer Risks from Radiological and Chemical Hazards},
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  year={1998}
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  • Published 1998
A Joint Working Group was established in April 1995 by the President of the Atomic Energy Control Board (AECB) and the Assistant Deputy Minister of the Health Protection Branch of Health Canada to examine the similarities, disparities and inconsistencies between the levels of risk considered acceptable for regulating ionizing radiation and those considered acceptable for regulating chemical and microbiological hazards. During the process of collecting, analyzing and interpreting information… Expand

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