Paternal preconceptional irradiation, population mixing and solid tumorsin the children of radiation workers (England)

@article{Dickinson2002PaternalPI,
  title={Paternal preconceptional irradiation, population mixing and solid tumorsin the children of radiation workers (England)},
  author={Heather Olivia Dickinson and L. Neergaard Parker and Joanie Salotti and Patricia H Birch},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2002},
  volume={13},
  pages={183-189}
}
Objective: To investigate whether there was an increased incidence of solid tumors among offspring of male radiation workers at the Sellafield nuclear installation in Cumbria, northwest England and whether paternal preconceptional irradiation was associated with the risk of solid tumors. Methods: A cohort study of 266,710 live births in Cumbria, 1950–1991, followed up to age 25 years on the end of 1991. Results: Children of radiation workers had a non-significantly increased risk of solid… CONTINUE READING