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Title Radiation toxicology : bone marrow and leukaemia / edited by Jolyon H. Hendry and Brian I. Lord
Published London ; Bristol, Pa. : Taylor & Francis, [1995]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 364 pages) : illustrations
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface page; Contributors; Radiation Toxicology: Bone marrow and leukaemia; Haemopoiesis; Human Radiation Exposure: Sources and levels; Response of Bone Marrow to Low LET Irradiation; Effects of High LET Irradiation on Haemopoiesis; Experimental Approaches for Therapeutic Treatment of Radiation-induced Haemopoietic Injury; Clinical Approaches to Treatment of Radiation-induced Haemopoietic Injury; The Pathogenesis of Leukaemia; Genetic Effects of Ionising Radiation with respect to Leukaemia; Experimental Radiation Leukaemogenesis
Summary 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
Analysis Humans Bone marrow Diseases
Humans Leukaemia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bone marrow -- Effect of radiation on.
Leukemia, Radiation-induced.
Radiation -- Toxicology.
Leukemia, Radiation-Induced -- therapy.
Bone Marrow -- radiation effects.
Radiation Injuries -- therapy.
Radiotherapy -- adverse effects.
Form Electronic book
Author Hendry, J. H.
Lord, Brian I.
ISBN 0203482700 (electronic bk.)
9780203482704 (electronic bk.)