radiation-induced cancer

radiation-induced cancer

Radiogenic cancer Oncology CA induced by ionizing radiation–eg, ALL, thyroid cancer
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Covered illnesses include radiation-induced cancer, chronic beryllium disease, beryllium sensitivity, chronic silicosis, illness due to toxic substance exposure, and more.
Of those 134, 28 firemen and employees died within months with another 14 radiation-induced cancer deaths within the next 10 years.
Brenner, "A new view of radiation-induced cancer," Radiation Protection Dosimetry, vol.
The cancer suppression mechanisms and their boosting by low-dose radiation are consistent with the previous conclusion by others (84-86) that the LNT risk model for radiation-induced cancer has no scientific basis.
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.
Radiation-Induced Cancer from Low-Dose Exposure: An Independent Analysis.
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.

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