Thyroid cancer after exposure to external radiation: a pooled analysis of seven studies.

@article{Ron1995ThyroidCA,
  title={Thyroid cancer after exposure to external radiation: a pooled analysis of seven studies.},
  author={Elaine Ron and Jay H. Lubin and RoyE. Shore and Kiyohiko Mabuchi and Baruch Modan and LindaM. Pottern and Arthur B. Schneider and Margaret A Tucker and JohnD. Boice},
  journal={Radiation research},
  year={1995},
  volume={141 3},
  pages={
          259-77
        }
}
The thyroid gland of children is especially vulnerable to the carcinogenic action of ionizing radiation. To provide insights into various modifying influences on risk, seven major studies with organ doses to individual subjects were evaluated. Five cohort studies (atomic bomb survivors, children treated for tinea capitis, two studies of children irradiated for enlarged tonsils, and infants irradiated for an enlarged thymus gland) and two case-control studies (patients with cervical cancer and… CONTINUE READING

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