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Cancer and Non-cancer Risks among Workers

Dr. David Richardson presents an overview of cancer and non-cancer risks among nuclear workers exposed occupationally to ionizing radiation, including background from pre-World War II historical case reports, through the World War II development of the atomic bomb and post-war expansion of the industry from weapons development and testing to nuclear propulsion and nuclear power generation.

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Cancer and Non-cancer Risks among Workers