This workshop was designed to examine different approaches for handling varied error structures in studies of irradiated populations. Sessions were devoted to patients treated with radiation, the atomic bomb survivors, nuclear workers, underground miners, and persons exposed to indoor radon, nuclear bomb testing or nuclear accidents. The invited speakers include national and international experts in the disciplines of biostatistics and epidemiology, health physics, internal and external dosimetry, and exposure pathways modeling. Some of the key questions addressed by this inter-disciplinary group were:
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A follow-up workshop was held on May 8, 2009 in Washington D.C. For further information and presentations see http://www.senes.com/NCI.Dosimetry.html.