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Title Effects of ionizing radiation : atomic bomb survivors and their children (1945-1995) / Leif E. Peterson and Seymour Abrahamson, editors.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, 1998.

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Subject Radiation carcinogenesis.
Atomic bomb -- Physiological effect.
Atomic bomb victims -- Diseases.
Children of atomic bomb victims -- Diseases.
Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced.
Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced -- epidemiology.
Nuclear Warfare.
Radiation Dosage.
Radiation Injuries.
Mutagenesis.
Japan.
Alt Name Peterson, Leif E., 1957-
Abrahamson, Seymour.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 379 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Radiation Physics and Dosimetry -- Part II. Cancer Statistics and Epidemiology -- Part III. Mutagenesis and Carcinogenesis -- Part IV. Psychosocial Factors -- Part V. Future Research.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 0585025290 (electronic bk.)
9780585025292 (electronic bk.)
9780309064026
0309064023
9786610210398
661021039X
0309064023
OCLC # 42329136
Additional Format Print version: Effects of ionizing radiation. Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, 1998 0309064023 (DLC) 97052238 (OCoLC)38150224
Table of Contents
 Preface 
Pt. IRadiation Physics and Dosimetry 
 1Development of A-Bomb Survivor Dosimetry / George D. Kerr3
 2The Origin of DS86 / Dean C. Kaul31
 3Medical Radiation Exposures of Atomic Bomb Survivors / Kazuo Kato, Walter J. Russell, Kazunori Kodama51
 4Biodosimetry of Atomic Bomb Survivors by Karyotyping, Chromosome Painting, and Electron Spin Resonance / Nori Nakamura, David J. Pawel, Yoshiaki Kodama [et al.]73
Pt. IICancer Statistics and Epidemiology 
 5Statistical Aspects of RERF Cancer Epidemiology / Donald A. Pierce91
 6A Historical Review of Leukemia Risks in Atomic Bomb Survivors / Dale L. Preston101
 7Tumor Registries and Cancer Incidence Studies / Kiyohiko Mabuchi117
 8Solid Cancer Incidence and Mortality in the Life Span Study of Atomic Bomb Survivors / Elaine Ron, Dale L. Preston, Kiyohiko Mabuchi131
 9Studies of Workers Exposed to Low Levels of External Radiation / Ethel S. Gilbert143
Pt. IIIMutagenesis and Carcinogenesis 
 10Studies on the Genetic Effects of the Atomic Bombs: Past, Present, and Future / James V. Neel, Jun-ichi Asakawa, Rork Kuick [et al.]159
 11Radiation, Signal Transduction, and Modulation of Intercellular Communication / James E. Trosko177
 12Interaction Between Radiation Dose and Other Cancer Risk Factors / Charles E. Land193
 13A Simplified Model of Radiation Carcinogenesis in the Atomic Bomb Survivors / Mortimer L. Mendelsohn213
 14Mechanistic Modeling of Radiation-Induced Cancer / Mark P. Little221
 15The Distinction in Radiobiology Between Medical and Public Health Functions / Victor P. Bond, Lucian Wielopolski237
 16Molecular Analyses of In Vivo hprt Mutations in Humans / Richard J. Albertini, J. Patrick O'Neill, Janice A. Nicklas253
 17Evolution of the Glycophorin A Assay for Measuring Biological Effects of Radiation on Humans / Ronald H. Jensen, Daniel H. Moore II271
Pt. IVPsychosocial Factors 
 18Psychological Effects of Radiation Catastrophes / Evelyn J. Bromet283
 19Atomic Bomb Survivors Relief Law / Itsuzo Shigematsu295
Pt. VFuture Research 
 20The Ultimate Questions: Future Research at RERF / John D. Zimbrick303
 Bibliography311
 Contributors356
 Index359