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Thyroid Cancer and Nuclear Accidents : Long-term Aftereffects of Chernobyl and Fukushima (Paperback)

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Thyroid Cancer and Nuclear Accidents: Long-Term Aftereffects of Chernobyl and Fukushima discusses the radiobiological effects of the release of radioiodine from two nuclear power plant accidents and appropriate interpretation of the results of thyroid ultrasound examination. The book pulls together expert opinion on radiation related thyroid cancer in an understandable manner, even for non thyroidologists.

The book explains what has been learned from both accidents in relation to prevention of thyroid cancer following nuclear power plant accidents. The book encompasses topics such as risk estimations of thyroid cancer following nuclear accidents and clinical aspects after those specific situations. Additionally, it discusses in detail the reports from Fukushima related to thyroid cancer in the population. This book is a valuable resource for oncologists and biomedical researchers with interest in nuclear accidents and cancer cases.

  • Offers an overview of the major cancer reports from the Chernobyl and Fukushima disasters
  • Encompasses authoritative data and interpretation of the thyroid screening program in Japan
  • Presents the content in a didactic way to help readers interpret and explain the topic to non-experts
  • Discusses risk estimations of thyroid cancer following nuclear accidents
Number of Pages: 221
Genre: Medical
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Language: English
Street Date: March 31, 2017
TCIN: 52145734
UPC: 9780128127681
Item Number (DPCI): 248-41-9751
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