Fallout from the Chernobyl accident and overall cancer incidence in Finland.

@article{Kurttio2013FalloutFT,
  title={Fallout from the Chernobyl accident and overall cancer incidence in Finland.},
  author={P{\"a}ivi Kurttio and Karri Sepp{\"a} and Kari Pasanen and Toni Patama and Anssi Auvinen and Eero I Pukkala and Sirpa Hein{\"a}vaara and Hannu Arvela and Timo Hakulinen},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={585-92}
}
AIM We studied whether incidence of all cancer sites combined was associated with the radiation exposure due to fallout from the Chernobyl accident in Finland. An emphasis was on the first decade after the accident to assess the suggested "promotion effect". METHODS The segment of Finnish population with a stable residence in the first post-Chernobyl year (2 million people) was studied. The analyses were based on a 250m × 250m grid squares covering all of Finland and all cancer cases except… CONTINUE READING