Health Physics Society Journal

Health Physics Journal, Vol. 85, No. 1, July 2003
Biological effects (micronuclei) in cells known not to have been traversed by a charged particle. Courtesy of Dr. Charles Geard. See article by Eric J. Hall on page 31 for more information.

Contents of July 2003, Volume 85, Number 1

38th Annual Meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements: Where the New Biology Meets Epidemiology: Impact on Radiation Risk Estimates


The Lauriston S. Taylor Lectures in Radiation Protection and Measurements — Charles B. Meinhold

Introduction of the 26th Lauriston S. Taylor Lecturer — R. J. Michael Fry

26th Lauriston S. Taylor Lecture: Developing Mechanistic Data for Incorporation into Cancer and Genetic Risk Assessments: Old Problems and New Approaches — R. Julian Preston


Welcome — Charles B. Meinhold



The State of the Art in the 1990s: NCRP Report No. 136 on the Scientific Bases for Linearity in the Dose-Response Relationship for Ionizing Radiation — Arthur C. Upton

Radiation-Induced Genomic Instability: Radiation Quality and Dose Response — Leslie E. Smith, Shruti Nagar, Grace J. Kim, and William F. Morgan

Genomic Instability, Susceptibility Genes, and Carcinogenesis (Abstract) — Robert L. Ullrich

The Bystander Effect — Eric J. Hall

Monitoring Human Radiation Exposure by Gene Expression Profiling: Possibilities and Pitfalls — Sally A. Amundson and Albert J. Fornace, Jr.


Dose Response and Temporal Patterns of Radiation-Associated Solid Cancer Risks — D. L. Preston, D. A. Pierce, Y. Shimizu, E. Ron, and K. Mabuchi

Cancer Risks from Medical Radiation — Elaine Ron

Diagnostic X Rays, DNA Repair Genes, and Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia — Claire Infante-Rivard

Genetic Effects of Radiotherapy for Childhood Cancer — John D. Boice, Jr., E. Janet Tawn, Jeanette F. Winther, Sarah S. Donaldson, Daniel M. Green, Ann C. Mertens, John J. Mulvihill, Jorgen H. Olsen, Leslie L. Robison, Marilyn Stovall

Tracking the Errant Cell after the Atomic Bombings: What Went Wrong? — Keisuke S. Iwamoto


How Radiation-Induced Phenotypes Contribute to Neoplastic Progression (Abstract) — Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff

Developing a Scientific Basis for Radiation Risk Estimates: Goal of the DOE Low Dose Research Program — Antone L. Brooks

The Impact of the New Biology on Radiation Risks in Space — John F. Dicello

Domestic Radon Risks May Be Dominated by Bystander Effects-But the Risks Are Unlikely to Be Greater than We Thought — D. J. Brenner and R. K. Sachs


The Hiroshima Neutron Dosimetry Enigma — Raymond Gold

Response to Gold — Yoko Fujikawa

The Use of Effective Dose in Retrospective Dose Assessment — Keith Baverstock and Michael C. Thorne

Response to K. Baverstock, M. Thorne: The Use of Effective Dose in Retrospective Dose Assessment — G. Pröhl


ICRU Report 67: Absorbed-Dose Specification in Nuclear Medicine — Reviewed by Kimberlee J. Kearfott

Radiation and Health — Reviewed by Paul Jones

When Smoke Ran Like Water, Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution — Reviewed by Fred W. Lipfert

The Particulate Air Pollution Controversy, A Case Study and Lessons Learned — Reviewed by Fred W. Lipfert

Magnetic Resonance Procedures: Health Effects and Safety — Reviewed by Kimberlee J. Kearfott


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