Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2006 Report, Volume II

Report to the General Assembly, Scientific Annexes C, D, and E

  • Author: UNSCEAR
  • Publication date: September 2009
  • Page count: 344
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 09.IX.5

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ISBN: 9789211562699

About the book

The purpose of this annex is to summarize the literature on non-targeted effects associated with exposure to ionizing radiation and, where possible, to evaluate how such effects may affect risks associated with radiation exposure, the understanding of radiation-induced carcinogenesis, and the mechanistic basis for interpreting epidemiological data on radiation effects.