Archives of Toxicology

, Volume 88, Issue 3, pp 847–848 | Cite as

Leukemia incidence of 96,000 Hiroshima atomic bomb survivors is compelling evidence that the LNT model is wrong

Edward Calabrese’s papers “Origin of the linear no threshold (LNT) dose-response concept” (Arch Toxicol (2013) 87:1621–1633) and “How the US National Academy of Sciences misled the world community on cancer risk assessment: new findings challenge historical foundations of the linear dose response” (Arch Toxicol (2013) 87:2063–2081)
Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MississaugaCanada

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