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Posted on November 08, 2012
A new study found a significantly elevated risk for chronic lymphocytic leukemia among workers who were engaged in recovery and clean-up activities following the Chernobyl power plant accident in 1986. The findings appeared online November 8, 2012 in Environmental Health Perspectives.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) press note for the study
Special feature article in NCI’s bi-weekly newsletter the NCI Cancer Bulletin (Archive)