Leukemia: lessons from the Japanese experience.

  title={Leukemia: lessons from the Japanese experience.},
  author={Stuart Newstead Max Cameroh Sandra Gantzer Caroline Finch},
  journal={Stem cells},
  volume={15 Suppl 2},
Probably more has been learned about radiation-induced leukemia from intensive study of Japanese atomic bomb survivors than about radiation damage to any other organ system. This has been the result of an intensive binational effort at the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission and the Radiation Effects Research Foundation in Hiroshima and Nagasaki to monitor the occurrence of leukemia in a large group of atomic bomb survivors over a period of more than 50 years (the Life Span Study). The focus in the… CONTINUE READING