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Thyroid disease in young persons near Chernobyl
Posted on March 17, 2011
The study, which represents the first prospective examination of thyroid cancer risk in relation to the I-131 doses received by Chernobyl-area children and adolescents, appeared March 17, 2011, in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) press release for the study
News article in NCI’s bi-weekly newsletter the Cancer Bulletin (Archive)
Feature article in the DCEG Linkage Newsletter