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BOOKLET to Provide Basic Information Regarding Health Effects of Radiation (2nd edition)

Risks of Developing Leukemia

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Relative risks of developing leukemia (values indicating how many times larger the risks are among people exposed to radiation when assuming the risks among non-exposed people as 1) among atomic bomb survivors do not increase notably among those whose bone marrow doses are below 0.2 Sv but increase significantly among those whose bone marrow doses are around 0.4 Sv.

(Related to p.99 of Vol. 1, "Relative Risks and Attributable Risks")

  • Included in this reference material on March 31, 2013
  • Updated on March 31, 2021
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