Radiation Toxicology: Bone Marrow and Leukaemia

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CRC Press, Nov 30, 1995 - Medical - 256 pages
This text covers every injury to the bone marrow which can occur from low and high doses of ionising radiation - for example, X-rays, gamma-rays and especially damaging types of radiation such as alpha-rays.
 

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Contents

3 Human Radiation Exposure
39
4 Response of Bone Marrow to Low LET Irradiation
82
4 Response of Bone Marrow to Low LET Irradiation
83
5 Effects of High LET Irradiation on Haemopoiesis
105
5 Effects of High LET Irradiation on Haemopoiesis
106
6 Experimental Approaches for Therapeutic Treatment of Radiationinduced Haemopoietic Injury
126
6 Experimental Approaches for Therapeutic Treatment of Radiationinduced Haemopoietic Injury
127
7 Clinical Approaches to Treatment of Radiationinduced Haemopoietic Injury
173
8 The Pathogenesis of Leukaemia
219
9 Genetic Effects of Ionising Radiation with respect to Leukaemia
244
9 Genetic Effects of Ionising Radiation with respect to Leukaemia
246
10 Experimental Radiation Leukaemogenesis
276
10 Experimental Radiation Leukaemogenesis
277
11 Human Studies in Radiation Leukaemogenesis
297
11 Human Studies in Radiation Leukaemogenesis
298
Index
313

7 Clinical Approaches to Treatment of Radiationinduced Haemopoietic Injury
175
8 The Pathogenesis of Leukaemia
218

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