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.
A large cohort of radiologists and other physicians assembled to determine the contribution of occupational exposure to ionizing radiation to cancer mortality.
Mayak Nuclear Facility Workers
Studies of the effects of protracted exposure to external radiation and of exposure to plutonium in a cohort of 26,000 Mayak nuclear facility workers in Russia.
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.