Environmental iodine 131 (131I) contamination from atmospheric nuclear bomb tests conducted in Nevada from 1951 to 1958 exposed Americans nationwide to a cumulative dose of 1 to 4 rad to the thyroid gland. This review summarizes the NCI report on this situation and offers information to help health professionals deal with the report's potential 'fallout'.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||Ca-A Cancer Journal for Clinicians|
|State||Published - Sep 1998|
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