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Radiation and cancer in Wales

Chris C. Busby

Radiation and cancer in Wales

the biological consequencesof low-level radiation

by Chris C. Busby

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Published by Green Audit (Wales) Ltd. in Machynlleth, Powys .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Wales -- Risk factors.,
  • Ionizing radiation -- Healthaspects -- Wales.,
  • Nuclear industry -- Health aspects -- Wales.,
  • Genetic disorders -- Wales.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p55-62.

    StatementChris C. Busby.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii,62p. ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16438372M
    ISBN 101897761023
    OCLC/WorldCa32389684

    In my national best-selling book, "McDougall's Medicine: A Challenging Second Opinion," provided a comprehensive review of the scientific literature on the treatment of breast cancer. The conclusion: surgery and/or radiation treatments fail to prolong life and cause unnecessary suffering for the patient. All I recommend, for.


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