Estimates of the cancer burden in Europe from radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl accident

@article{Cardis2006EstimatesOT,
  title={Estimates of the cancer burden in Europe from radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl accident},
  author={E. Cardis and D. Krewski and M. Boniol and V. Drozdovitch and S. Darby and E. Gilbert and S. Akiba and J. Benichou and J. Ferlay and S. Gandini and C. Hill and G. Howe and A. Kesminiene and M. Moser and M. Sanchez and H. Storm and L. Voisin and P. Boyle},
  journal={International Journal of Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={119}
}
  • E. Cardis, D. Krewski, +15 authors P. Boyle
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Cancer
  • The Chernobyl accident, which occurred April 26, 1986, resulted in a large release of radionuclides, which were deposited over a very wide area, particularly in Europe. Although an increased risk of thyroid cancer in exposed children has been clearly demonstrated in the most contaminated regions, the impact of the accident on the risk of other cancers as well as elsewhere in Europe is less clear. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the human cancer burden in Europe as a whole… CONTINUE READING
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