The German Thorotrast Cohort Study: a review and how to get access to the data

@article{Grosche2016TheGT,
  title={The German Thorotrast Cohort Study: a review and how to get access to the data},
  author={Bernd Grosche and Mandy Birschwilks and Horst Wesch and A. Kaul and Gerhard van Kaick},
  journal={Radiation and Environmental Biophysics},
  year={2016},
  volume={55},
  pages={281-289}
}
It is well known that exposures like those from 226Ra, 224Ra and Thorotrast® injections increase the risk of neoplasia in bone marrow and liver. The thorium-based radioactive contrast agent Thorotrast® was introduced in 1929 and applied worldwide until the 1950s, especially in angiography and arteriography. Due to the extremely long half-life of several hundred years and the life-long retention of the thorium dioxide particles in the human body, patients suffer lifetime internal exposure. The… 
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