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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)

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Cuttler, J.M. Leukemia incidence of 96,000 Hiroshima atomic bomb survivors is compelling evidence that the LNT model is wrong. Arch Toxicol 88, 847–848 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00204-014-1207-9

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Keywords

  • Protection System
  • Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Positive Health Effect
  • Radiation Produce
  • Psychological Suffering