6. The Role of Epidemiology in Cancer Risk Assessment of Ionizing Radiation

  1. Prof. Dr. Günter Obe2,3,
  2. Dr. Burkhard Jandrig4,
  3. Prof. Dr. Gary E. Marchant5,
  4. Dipl. Päd. Holger Schütz6 and
  5. Prof. Dr. Peter M. Wiedemann7
  1. Richard Wakeford

Published Online: 27 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527634613.ch6

Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends

Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends

How to Cite

Wakeford, R. (2011) The Role of Epidemiology in Cancer Risk Assessment of Ionizing Radiation, in Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends (eds G. Obe, B. Jandrig, G. E. Marchant, H. Schütz and P. M. Wiedemann), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527634613.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Ret. from University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

  2. 3

    Gershwinstrasse 33, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  3. 4

    Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Robert-Rössle-Str. 10, 13125 Berlin, Germany

  4. 5

    Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, P.O. Box 877906, Tempe, AZ 85287-796, USA

  5. 6

    Research Center Jülich, Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-8), 52425 Jülich, Germany

  6. 7

    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), TAB – Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag, Neue Schönhauser Straße 10, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. The University of Manchester, Dalton Nuclear Institute, Pariser Building – G Floor, P.O. Box 88, Sackville Street, Manchester M60 1QD, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527327539

Online ISBN: 9783527634613

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Keywords:

  • epidemiology;
  • ionizing radiation;
  • leukemia;
  • radiation dose;
  • risk;
  • tumor

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Japanese Atomic Bomb Survivors

  • Medical Exposures

  • Occupational Exposures

  • Environmental Exposures

  • Conclusions

  • References