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Title: Leukemia mortality: downturn rates in the United States.
Authors: Fraumeni JF Jr,  Miller RW
Journal: Science
Date: 1967 Mar 3
Branches: OD, CGB
PubMed ID: 5228220
PMC ID: not available
Abstract: A decline, the first ever observed, has recently occurred in leukemia mortality rates for the white population of the United States between the ages of 1 and 74. Possible explanations include diminished exposure to medical x-rays following the release in the United States and Great Britain in 1956 of widely publicized reports on the biologic effects of ionizing radiation.