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The paratibial injection of alpha- and beta-emitting radiocolloids in mice resulted in the induction of local and systemic osteosarcomas, whereby the highest yield of local osteosarcomas was reached with 144Ce. Beta-radiocolloids caused only local osteosarcomas. The two alpha-radionuclides caused both local and systemic osteosarcomas probably due to their soluble decay products.

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Authors: MÜLLER W A, Gesellschaft für Strahlen- und Umweltforschung mbH München, Neuherberg (DE);MULLER W A, Gesellschaft fur Strahlen- und Umweltforschung mbH Munchen, Neuherberg (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Seminar of the National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Md. (US), Oct. 21, 1988
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