Main results of radiation-epidemiological analysis of RGMDR data (to the 20th anniversary of Chernobyl)

"Radiation and Risk", 2005, Special Issue No.2, pp.6-11


Ivanov V.K., Tsyb A.F., Maksyutov M.A., Gorskiy A.I., Marchenko T.A.1, Kaydalov O.V., Korelo A.M., Chekin S.Yu., Petrov A.V., Biryukov A.P., Kochergina Ye.V., Kruglova Z.G., Zelenskaya N.S., Vlasov O.K., Shchukina N.V., Kashcheyeva P.V., Tumanov K.A., Mikhal'skiy A.I.2
GU - Medical Radiological Research Center of RAMS, Obninsk.
1 Department of Infrastructure Development, EMERCOM of Russia, Moscow.
2 Institute of Control Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.


The paper presents the main results of radiation-epidemiological analysis of RGMDR data (to the 20th anniversary of Chernobyl). The analysis of the dynamics of the incidence of thyroid cancer incidence in radionuclide contaminated areas, assessment of current risks and prognosis is carried out. The incidence of thyroid cancer among children and adolescents, residents of the Bryansk region, after the Chernobyl accident, radiation risks of leukemia, non-oncological diseases among liquidators and the population of contaminated areas, solid cancers among liquidators is estimated. The control over the quality of medical information during the radiation-epidemiological analysis. The article gives an analysis of the dose dependence of mortality of liquidators consequences of the Chernobyl accident, an assessment of the radiation risks of cancer morbidity taking into account the heterogeneity of background age-specific indicators.

Key words
The dynamics of morbidity indicators, thyroid cancer, contaminated areas, accident at the Chernobyl NPP, liquidators, solid cancers, non-oncological diseases, dose dependence of mortality, radiation risks, oncological diseases.


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