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Cosmic Radiation at High Altitudes and U.S. Cancer Mortality, 1950-1969

Thomas J. Mason and Robert W. Miller
Radiation Research
Vol. 60, No. 2 (Nov., 1974), pp. 302-306
DOI: 10.2307/3573965
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3573965
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Cosmic Radiation at High Altitudes and U.S. Cancer Mortality, 1950-1969
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Abstract

Data from U.S. death certificates, 1950-1969, revealed no excess mortality from leukemia or other cancer in counties with most of their land mass at 3000+ ft elevation or in Denver County or Salt Lake County, which have cities at 5280 and 4390 ft, respectively.

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