Bone tumors and myeloproliferative diseases in 224-radium treated patients
The health of ankylosing spondylitis patients from orthopaedic hospitals which treated large numbers of patients with 224-radium has been monitored. This review of experience after internal radiation of humans concentrates on: (i) incidence of bone tumours and haemopoietic and lymphatic disorders; (ii) histological types and sites of occurrence of bone tumours; (iii) the latency period of radiation-induced bone tumours and myeloproliferative diseases.
Bibliographic Reference: Article: USDOE Report UCD-472-136 (1991) pp. 75-79
Record Number: 199310448 / Last updated on: 1994-11-29
Original language: en
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