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Document ID (ISN)77540
CIS number 01-1513
ISBN(s) 92-832-1278-9
Year 2001
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 78
World Health Organization (WHO)
Title IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans - Ionizing radiation, Part 2: Some internally deposited radionuclides
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France, 2001. xv, 595p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index.
Abstract This monograph presents the views and expert opinions of an IARC working group which met in Lyon, France, 14-21 June 2000 on the cancer risks from internal radiations sources which result from ingestion, inhalation, dermal absorption or injection of radionuclides. Among the 34 radionuclides evaluated, 10 were classified in group 1 (carcinogenic to humans). The following aspects are covered: exposure data; studies of cancer in humans; studies of cancer in experimental animals; other data relevant to an evaluation of carcinogenicity and its mechanisms; summary of reported data and evaluation.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; WHO; hazard evaluation; radiation cancer; radioactive substances; IARC
Descriptors (secondary) mutagenic effects; cancer; criteria document; human experiments; glossary; animal experiments
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Ionizing radiation
IARC Monographs
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures