Medical Radiation Workers' Study in Korea

January 11, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker:  Won Jin Lee, MD, MPH, PhD, Department of Preventive Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine

Summary:  This presentation purposes to report findings from the medical radiation workers' study in Korea. Data on all diagnostic medical radiation workers enrolled at the national dose registry between 1996 and 2011 (n=94,396) were merged with the death and cancer incidence data with coverage through the end of 2015. In addition, in-depth field survey for medical staffs in interventional radiology department was conducted in 2017. The risks of cancer and non-cancerdiseases with occupational radiation exposure among medical professionals will be discussed.

Event Type: 
DEB Seminar