Radiation and Environmental Biophysics

, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 75–80 | Cite as

Childhood leukemia in Belarus before and after the Chernobyl accident

  • E. P. Ivanov
  • G. V. Tolochko
  • L. P. Shuvaeva
  • S. Becker
  • E. Nekolla
  • A. M. Kellerer
Original Paper

Abstract

Childhood leukemia (ICD 204–208 [1]) incidence rates in the different regions of Belarus are reported for a period before and after the Chernobyl accident (1982–1994). There are, at this point, no recognizable trends towards higher rates.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. P. Ivanov
    • 1
  • G. V. Tolochko
    • 1
  • L. P. Shuvaeva
    • 1
  • S. Becker
    • 2
  • E. Nekolla
    • 2
  • A. M. Kellerer
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Research Institute of Haematology and Blood TransfusionMinskRepublic of Belarus
  2. 2.Strahlenbiologisches InstitutLudwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenMünchenGermany
  3. 3.Institut für StrahlenbiologieGSF-Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit GmbHOberschleißheimGermany

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