Thyroid cancer incidence among adolescents and adults in the Bryansk region of Russia following the Chernobyl accident.

@article{Ivanov2003ThyroidCI,
  title={Thyroid cancer incidence among adolescents and adults in the Bryansk region of Russia following the Chernobyl accident.},
  author={V. K. Ivanov and A. I. Gorski and M. A. Maksioutov and O. K. Vlasov and A. M. God'ko and Anatoly F. Tsyb and Margot Tirmarche and Madeleine Valenty and P Verger},
  journal={Health physics},
  year={2003},
  volume={84 1},
  pages={
          46-60
        }
}
Thyroid cancer incidence in the Bryansk region, the most contaminated area of Russia after the Chernobyl accident, is analyzed for the residents aged 15-69 y at the time of the accident (about 1 million persons according to the 1989 census) for the period from 1986 to 1998. Sex and age standardized incidence rates are presented and compared to the whole Russian population rates (SIR analysis). Also, a geographical correlation analysis is performed for incidence rates and mean thyroid doses at… CONTINUE READING

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