radiation-induced cancer

radiation-induced cancer

Radiogenic cancer Oncology CA induced by ionizing radiation–eg, ALL, thyroid cancer
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model radiation-induced cancer using a linear relationship, the 1956 National Academy of Sciences (NAS) recommendation to use the LNT model to assess the risk of radiation-induced mutations (cancer) has been progressively discredited for the past 8 years.
For the same regimen over the same period of 34 years, 136 woman-years would be lost per 100,000 women in the cohort due to radiation-induced cancer, but 10,670 woman-years would be saved by earlier detection through screening.
Although it saves lives, screening also comes with various negative effects such as false-positive results, overdiagnosis and radiation-induced cancer, but experts said their review builds on previous evidence which suggests the potential benefits of breast screening outweigh the risks.
In pediatric patients the risk of developing a new, radiation-induced cancer later in life may be reduced.
Most notably, pediatric patients with scoliosis require frequent imaging sessions to monitor treatment progression, which can increase the risk of radiation-induced cancer later in life.
Several factors seem to influence the risk of radiation-induced cancer, such as total dose, young age at the time of irradiation, nature of irradiated tissue, and associated disease.
Radiopharmaceuticals injected in a single BSGI or PEM study have a far higher potential for inducing fatal radiation-induced cancer than X-ray-based mammography" (Morales, 2010).
And he's Max Da Costa, a factory worker on a ravaged Earth trying to reach one of her space station's Med-Pods to cure his radiation-induced cancer.
To this end it is necessary that family physicians are aware of some basic data on radiation-induced cancer risk assessment.
People are starting to think, the cost of 30 years of electricity -- was it worth giving a whole lot of people radiation-induced cancer and destroying large sections of Japanese countryside " he said.
They may help to maximize your body's ability to withstand the effects of ionizing radiation, the source of free radical damage that ultimately leads to radiation-induced cancer.
Children are deemed more radiosensitive as they have a larger proportion of actively dividing cells, and they have a longer latent period in which a radiation-induced cancer has the opportunity to manifest.

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