Tag Archives: Dose Rate Effectiveness Factor (DREF)

Radiation and Cancer: Risks of Leukemia in Nuclear Workers More Than Double Previous Estimate via Counter Punch

In 2013, I discussed several epidemiological studies providing good evidence of radiogenic risks at very low exposure levels. A powerful new study has been published in Lancet Haematology [1] which adds to this evidence. However the study’s findings are more … Continue reading

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Risks of leukemia in nuclear workers more than double previous estimate via The Ecologist

Are low levels of nuclear radiation good for you? Or merely harmless, as many nuclear advocates want you to think? Sadly not, writes Ian Fairlie. A huge new study finds ‘strong evidence’ of a dose-response relationship between cumulative, external, chronic, … Continue reading

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