# Cancer risks in a population with prolonged low dose-rate γ-radiation exposure in radiocontaminated buildings, 1983 – 2002

@article{Hwang2006CancerRI,
title={Cancer risks in a population with prolonged low dose-rate $\gamma$-radiation exposure in radiocontaminated buildings, 1983 – 2002},
author={S. -L. Hwang and H. R. Guo and Wanhwa A Hsieh and J. S. Hwang and S. -D. Lee and J. L. Tang and C. -C. Chen and T C Chang and J. -D. Wang and W. P. Chang},
year={2006},
volume={82},
pages={849 - 858}
}
Purpose: To assess cancer risks in a population that received prolonged low dose-rate γ-irradiation for about 10 years as a result of occupying buildings containing 60Co-contaminated steel in Taiwan. Materials and methods: The cancer risks were compared with those populations with the same temporal and geographic characteristics in Taiwan by standardized incidence ratios (SIR), adjusted for age and gender. The association of cancer risks with excess cumulative exposure was further evaluated for…

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