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Main Title Health effects of exposure to radon : time for reassessment? /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Samet, Jonathan M.
CORP Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Health Effects of Exposure to Radon (BEIR VI).
Publisher National Academy Press,
Year Published 1994
Report Number X820576-01-0
OCLC Number 30565493
ISBN 0309050871; 9780309050876
Subjects Radon--Health aspects ; Radon--Toxicology ; Radiation carcinogenesis ; Radon--toxicity ; Lung Neoplasms--chemically induced ; Risk Assessment ; Radioisotopes in the body--Health aspects ; Health risk assessment ; Alpha rays--Health aspects
Internet Access
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National Academies Press http://www.nap.edu/catalog/4777.html
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Free Access http://books.nap.edu/catalog/4777.html
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  RA1247.R33H43 1994 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 07/14/2006
EJEM  RC95.A42H44 1994 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 06/24/1994
ESAM  RA1247.R33H43 1994 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 10/11/1996
Collation xvii, 94 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Notes "B-453"--Title page verso. Includes bibliographical references (pages 75-91).
Contents Notes Radiation biology and carcinogenesis -- Range and track structure of [alpha] particles emitted by radon progeny -- Radiation biology of [alpha]-particle irradiation -- Cell lethality -- Mutation in cultured cells -- Oncogenic transformation in vitro -- Comparison of effects in vivo and in vitro -- Carcinogenesis in laboratory animals -- RBE versus LET -- Dose-rate effects and implications for risk estimates -- Mechanisms of carcinogenesis -- Markers of exposure -- Exposure-dose relations -- Status of studies -- Epidemiologic investigations -- Studies of miners -- Cohorts of miners -- Lung cancer in pooled analysis of 11 cohorts -- Assessment of uncertainty in lifetime risk estimates -- Nonrespiratory cancers -- Nonmalignant respiratory diseases -- Studies of lung cancer in the general environment -- Case-control studies -- Status -- Problems and limitations -- Ecologic studies -- Status -- Problems and limitations -- Radon-induced cancers other than lung cancer -- Studies of miners -- Studies of lung cancer in the general environment.
Place Published Washington, D.C. :
Access Notes Also available via the World Wide Web.
Corporate Au Added Ent National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Health Effects of Exposure to Radon.
Title Ser Add Ent BEIR (Series) ;
PUB Date Free Form 1994.
Series Title Untraced BEIR ; 6
Ti Tra Differently BEIR VI.
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 94066478
Merged OCLC records 900527227; 907517135; 914132061
OCLC Time Stamp 20061115152819
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02724cam 2200469 a 45480