Radiation Epidemiology and Dosimetry Course Available OnlineThe 2011 Radiation Epidemiology and Dosimetry course, presented by NCI's Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, is now available online. The course is intended for people with a background in epidemiology who are interested in learning about the health effects of radiation exposure, particularly the relationship between ionizing radiation and cancer.
The course consists of video presentations on radiation chemistry and biology, DNA damage and susceptibility to radiation, studies of irradiated populations, nuclear incidents and accidents, studies in medically irradiated populations, and nonionizing radiation. Handouts are also available and may be downloaded.
NCI Cancer Bulletin for December 13, 2011 - National Cancer Institute