Cosmic rays: are air crew at risk?

@article{Lim2002CosmicRA,
  title={Cosmic rays: are air crew at risk?},
  author={Meng Kin Lim},
  journal={Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={59},
  pages={428 - 432}
}
  • M. Lim
  • Published 1 July 2002
  • Medicine
  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine
This article reviews the current knowledge about cosmic rays and their possible effects on health of air crew, discusses research directions necessary for establishing and measuring the risks, and highlights the need for physicians and air crew to be informed, despite the inconclusiveness of the evidence. A literature review of computerised medical and scientific databases was carried out. Recent reports highlighting increased incidence of cancer among airline pilots and cabin crew have renewed… 
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