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  1. Further follow up of mortality and incidence of cancer in men from the United Kingdom who participated in the United Kingdom's atmospheric nuclear weapon tests and experimental programmes.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives-To study the long term effects of participation in the United Kingdom's atmospheric nuclear weapon tests and experimental programmes and to test hypotheses generated by an earlier report, including the possibility that participation in tests caused small hazards of leukaemia and multiple myeloma.

    Design-Follow up study of mortality and cancer incidence.

    Subjects-21358 servicemen and civilians from the United Kingdom who participated in the tests and a control group of 22 333 non-participants.

    Main outcome measures-Numbers of deaths; standardised mortality ratios; relative risks of mortality from all causes and 27 types of cancer.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Homme, Mâle, Rayonnement nucléaire, Long terme, Exposition professionnelle, Armement nucléaire, Mortalité, Incidence, Royaume Uni, Europe, Radiocontamination

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Human, Male, Nuclear radiation, Long term, Occupational exposure, Nuclear weapon, Mortality, Incidence, United Kingdom, Europe, Radioactive contamination

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0141340

    Code Inist : 002A08F03. Création : 199406.