Medical Radiology and Radiation Safety. 2015. Vol. 60. No. 6. P. 27-33

A.R. Tukov, A.P. Birukov, I.L. Shafransky, A.A. Fomin

Comparative Risk Analysis of Radiation-Epidemiological Studies of Liquidators of the Chernobyl Disaster Exposed to Different Types of Radiation

A.I. Burnasyan Federal Medical Biophysical Center of FMBA, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Material and methods: The study carried out with the use of the information on NPP workers participated in recovery operations at the Chernobyl NPP. For risk calculation, the dose of professional exposure and the dose received during operations in 30 km zone were used.

Results: It is shown that the influence on humans of different types of radiation results in different risk levels malignancies.

Conclusion: For correct cancer risk estimation, the total radiation dose should be used.

Key words: cancer risk, doses of different types of radiation, the total dose


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For citation: Tukov AR, Birukov AP, Shafranskv IL, Fomin AA. Comparative Risk Analysis of Radiation-Epidemiological Studies of Liquidators of the Chernobyl Disaster Exposed to Different Types of Radiation. Medical Radiology and Radiation Safety. 2015;60(6):27-33. Russian.

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