Ionizing radiation as a risk factor in development of malignant neoplasms of the digestive system (scientific review)

"Radiation and Risk". 2001. Vol. 12, pp.99-108


Biryukov A.P., Ivanov V.K., Maksioutov M.A., Ivanova I.N.
Medical Radiological Research Center RAMS, Obninsk.


The paper provides a review of modern understanding of the mechanisms underlying the development of malignant neoplasms of the digestive system induced by ionizing radiation.

Key words
Cancer risk, irradiated population, radiation accidents, digestive organs, ionizing radiation, malignant new education, liquidators.


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