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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention

Occupational Radiation Exposures

DCEG researchers are studying cancer risks among populations who are occupationally exposed to radiation.

Chernobyl Clean-up Workers
Studies of leukemia and other hematological diseases in a large cohort of clean-up workers exposed to radiation after the Chernobyl accident.

Interventional Fluoroscopists
A large cohort of radiologists and other physicians assembled to determine the contribution of occupational exposure to ionizing radiation to cancer mortality.

U.S. Radiologic Technologists
A prospective cohort study of 146,022 radiologic technologists designed to evaluate risks of cancer and other health effects associated with protracted exposure to low-to-moderate radiation doses.