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Low dose radiation exposure increases risk of cancer

Low doses of nuclear radiation over time increases exposed people, especially workers in the industry, to an increased risk of cancer. Leukaemia is the most common form of cancer induced by the ionizing radiation, with all other forms of cancer also being increased. There are current radiation protection standards in place for employees who work around radiation.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Blomberg.com

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About: Low dose radiation exposure increases risk of cancer

Date: 28 June 2005

Source: Blomberg.com

URL: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000085&sid=auS7vo87AOoU&refer=europe

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