Radon Daughters

Known as: Daughters, Radon, Radon Daughters [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Short-lived radioactive decay products of radon that include 216-Po, 214-Pb, 214-Bi, and 214-Po. They have an effective half-life of about 30 minutes… (More)
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1970-2014
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2002
2002
PURPOSES To model radon-induced lung cancer in uranium miners using a quasi-biological model of carcinogenesis. MATERIALS AND… (More)
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2001
2001
Alpha activities per unit volume, due to radon (222Rn), thoron (220Rn) and their progenies, were evaluated inside different… (More)
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1991
1991
The age-dependent radiation dose to the haematopoietic tissue of bone marrow has been calculated for exposure to radon, thoron… (More)
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1990
1990
The recessive oncogenesis model, according to which inactivation of both alleles of specific genes leads to cancer, has received… (More)
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1989
1989
Radon daughters, both in the workplace and in the household, are a continuing cause for concern because of the well-documented… (More)
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1988
1988
Mortality among pyrite miners with low-level exposure to radon daughters. Scand J Work Environ Health 14 (1988) 280-285. A cohort… (More)
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1988
1988
This article documents the study of 383 cases of lung cancer in uranium miners and presents for the first time the relationship… (More)
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1984
1984
In a retrospective study, we investigated lung-cancer mortality from 1951 to 1976 in 1415 Swedish iron miners exposed to short… (More)
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1984
1984
An earlier case-referent study [Scand j work environ & health 5 (1979) 10-15] has indicated a possible relationship between lung… (More)
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1983
1983
Epidemiological studies have shown an excessive incidence of lung cancer in miners with exposure to radon daughters. The various… (More)
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