Did you as a child or a young adult have X-ray treatments involving your head or neck?

by National Cancer Institute (U.S.)

Publisher: Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md

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  • Thyroid gland -- Cancer,
  • X-rays -- Physiological effect

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SeriesDHEW publication ; no. (NIH) 77-1206, DHEW publication -- no. (NIH) 77-1206
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