Effects of ionizing radiation atomic bomb survivors and their children (1945-1995)

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  • Radiation carcinogenesis.,
  • Atomic bomb -- Physiological effect.,
  • Atomic bomb victims -- Diseases.,
  • Children of atomic bomb victims -- Diseases.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementLeif E. Peterson and Seymour Abrahamson, editors.
ContributionsPeterson, Leif E., 1957-, Abrahamson, Seymour.
LC ClassificationsRC268.55 .E36 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 379 p. :
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL703203M
ISBN 100309064023
LC Control Number97052238

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