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2015

Depression, Suicide Ideation, and Thyroid Tumors Among Ukrainian Adolescents Exposed as Children to Chernobyl Radiation
George Contis, Thomas P. Foley, Jr
J Clin Med Res. 2015 May; 7(5): 332–338. 

2014

Non-cancer morbidity among Estonian Chernobyl cleanup workers: a register-based cohort study.
Rahu K, Bromet EJ, Hakulinen T, Auvinen A, Uusküla A, Rahu M. BMJ Open. 2014May 14;4(5):e004516. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004516.

In utero exposure to iodine-131 from Chernobyl fallout and anthropometric characteristics in adolescence.
Neta G, Hatch M, Kitahara CM, Ostroumova E, Bolshova EV, Tereschenko VP, Tronko MD, Brenner AV. Radiat Res. 2014 Mar;181(3):293-301. doi: 10.1667/RR13304.1.

Impact of uncertainties in exposure assessment on estimates of thyroid cancer risk among Ukrainian children and adolescents exposed from the Chernobyl accident.
Little MP, Kukush AG, Masiuk SV, Shklyar S, Carroll RJ, Lubin JH, Kwon D, Brenner AV, Tronko MD, Mabuchi K, Bogdanova TI, Hatch M, Zablotska LB, Tereshchenko VP, Ostroumova E, Bouville AC, Drozdovitch V, Chepurny MI, Kovgan LN, Simon SL, Shpak VM, Likhtarev IA. PLoS One. 2014 Jan 29;9(1):e85723. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085723.

Chernobyl fallout and cancer incidence in Finland.
Auvinen A, Seppä K, Pasanen K, Kurttio P, Patama T, Pukkala E, Heinävaara S, Arvela H, Verkasalo P, Hakulinen T. Int J Cancer. 2014 May 1;134(9):2253-63.

Contribution of ATM and FOXE1 (TTF2) to risk of papillary thyroid carcinoma in Belarusian children exposed to radiation.
Damiola F, Byrnes G, Moissonnier M, Pertesi M, Deltour I, Fillon A, Le Calvez-Kelm F, Tenet V, McKay-Chopin S, McKay JD, Malakhova I, Masyakin V, Cardis E, Lesueur F, Kesminiene A. Int J Cancer. 2014 Apr 1;134(7):1659-68. doi: 10.1002/ijc.28483.

Analysis of thyroid malignant pathological findings identified during three rounds of screening (1997-2008) of a Belarusian cohort of children and adolescents exposed to radioiodines after the Chernobyl accident
Lydia Zablotska, Eldar Nadyrov, Alexander Rozhko, Zhihong Gong, Olga Polyanskaya, Robert McConnell, Patrick O'Kane, Alina Brenner, Mark P. Little, Evgenia Ostroumova, Andre Bouville, Vladimir Drozdovitch, Viktor Minenko, Yuri Demidchik, Alexander Nerovnya, Vassilina Yauseyenka, Irina Savasteeva, Sergey Nikonovich, Kiyohiko Mabuchi, Maureen Hatch
Cancer. 2015 February 1; 121(3): 457–466.

Thyroid Dose Estimates for a Cohort of Belarusian Children Exposed to Radiation from the Chernobyl Accident
Vladimir Drozdovitch, Victor Minenko, Valeri Khrouch, Svetlana Leshcheva, Yury Gavrilin, Arkady Khrutchinsky, Tatiana Kukhta, Semion Kutsen, Nickolas Luckyanov, Sergey Shinkarev, Sergey Tretyakevich, Sergey Trofimik, Paul Voillequé, André Bouville
Radiat Res. 2013 May; 179(5): 597–609. 

2013

Identification of kinase fusion oncogenes in post-Chernobyl radiation-induced thyroid cancers 
Julio C. Ricarte-Filho, Sheng Li, Maria E.R. Garcia-Rendueles, Cristina Montero-Conde, Francesca Voza, Jeffrey A. Knauf, Adriana Heguy, Agnes Viale, Tetyana Bogdanova, Geraldine A. Thomas, Christopher E. Mason, James A. Fagin 
J Clin Invest. 2013 November 1; 123(11): 4935–4944. Published online October 25. doi: 10.1172/JCI69766 

Oncogenic rearrangements driving ionizing radiation–associated human cancer 
Massimo Santoro, Francesca Carlomagno 
Editorial Volume 123, Issue 11 J Clin Invest. 2013; 123(11):4566–4568 doi:10.1172/JCI72725 

Iodine-131 dose-dependent gene expression: alterations in both normal and tumour thyroid tissues of post-Chernobyl thyroid cancers. 
Abend M, Pfeiffer RM, Ruf C, Hatch M, Bogdanova TI, Tronko MD, Hartmann J, Meineke V, Mabuchi K, Brenner AV. 
Br J Cancer. 2013 Oct 15;109(8):2286-94. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2013.574. Epub 2013 Sep 17 

RET/PTC and PAX8/PPAR? chromosomal rearrangements in post-Chernobyl thyroid cancer and their association with iodine-131 radiation dose and other characteristics. 
Leeman-Neill RJ, Brenner AV, Little MP, Bogdanova TI, Hatch M, Zurnadzy LY, Mabuchi K, Tronko MD, Nikiforov YE. 
Cancer. 2013 May 15;119(10):1792-9. doi: 10.1002/cncr.27893. Epub 2013 Feb 21. 

A gene expression signature distinguishes normal tissues of sporadic and radiation-induced papillary thyroid carcinomas 
G Dom, M Tarabichi, K Unger, G Thomas, M Oczko-Wojciechowska, T Bogdanova, B Jarzab, J E Dumont, V Detours, C Maenhaut 
Br J Cancer. 2012 September 4; 107(6): 994–1000. Published online 2012 July 24. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2012.302 

Measures of Thyroid Function among Belarusian Children and Adolescents Exposed to Iodine-131 from the Accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant 
Evgenia Ostroumova, Alexander Rozhko, Maureen Hatch, Kyoji Furukawa, Olga Polyanskaya, Robert J. McConnell, Eldar Nadyrov, Sergey Petrenko, George Romanov, Vasilina Yauseyenka, Vladimir Drozdovitch, Viktor Minenko, Alexander Prokopovich, Irina Savasteeva, Lydia B. Zablotska, Kiyohiko Mabuchi, Alina V. Brenner 
Environ Health Perspect. 2013 July; 121(7): 865–871. 

A Tale of Two Forests: Addressing Postnuclear Radiation at Chernobyl and Fukushima 
Winifred A. Bird, Jane Braxton Little 
Environ Health Perspect. 2013 March; 121(3): a78–a85. 

Sources of Contradictions in the Evaluation of Population Genetic Consequences after the Chernobyl Disaster 
V.I. Glazko, T.T. Glazko 
Acta Naturae. 2013 Jan-Mar; 5(1): 47–62.

2012

Chernobyl & Fukushima: Lessons to be Learnt—Regarding: Indian J Surg (May–June 2011) 73(3):173–174 
H. Raja 
Indian J Surg. 2012 August;74(4):325. Published online 2012 March 27.doi: 10.1007/s12262-012-0454-3 

Risk of thyroid cancer occurrence by nuclear disasters and its countermeasures. 
Kumagai A, Yamashita S.
Nihon Rinsho. 2012 Nov;70(11):1988-94. Japanese

Prognosis of thyroid nodules in individuals living in the zhitomir region of ukraine. 
Hayashida N, Sekitani Y, Takahashi J, Kozlovsky AA, Gutevych OK, Saiko AS, Nirova NV, Petrova AA, Rafalskiy RM, Chorny SA, Daniliuk VV, Anami M, Yamashita S, Takamura N.
PLoS One. 2012;7(11)

Estimating Thyroid Masses for Children, Infants, and Fetuses in Ukraine Exposed to 131I From the Chernobyl Accident. 
Likhtarov I, Kovgan L, Masiuk S, Chepurny M, Ivanova O, Gerasymenko V, Boyko Z, Voillequé P, Antipkin Y, Lutsenko S, Oleynik V, Kravchenko V, Tronko M.
Health Phys. 2013 Jan;104(1):78-86. 

Database of meteorological and radiation measurements made in Belarus during the first three months following the Chernobyl accident. 
Drozdovitch V, Zhukova O, Germenchuk M, Khrutchinsky A, Kukhta T, Luckyanov N, Minenko V, Podgaiskaya M, Savkin M, Vakulovsky S, Voillequé P, Bouville A.
J Environ Radioact. 2012 Oct 23;116C:84-92

Risk of Thyroid Cancer among Chernobyl Liquidators. 
Kesminiene A, Evrard AS, Ivanov VK, Malakhova IV, Kurtinaitise J, Stengrevics A, Tekkel M, Chekin S, Drozdovitch V, Gavrilin Y, Golovanov I, Kryuchkov VP, Maceika E, Mirkhaidarov AK, Polyakov S, Tenet V, Tukov AR, Byrnes G, Cardis E.
Radiat Res. 2012 Nov;178(5):425-36

Clinical and pathologic features of "sporadic" papillary thyroid carcinoma registered in the years 2005 to 2008 in children and adolescents of belarus. 
Fridman MV, Savva NN, Krasko OV, Zborovskaya AA, Mankovskaya SV, Kurt Werner S, Demidchik YE.
Thyroid2012 Oct;22(10):1016-24

Nuclear-power-plant accidents: thyroid cancer incidence and radiation-related health effects from the Chernobyl accident]. 
Schlumberger M, Le Guen B.
Med Sci (Paris). 2012 Aug-Sep;28(8-9):746-56 (French)

Consequences and countermeasures in a nuclear power accident: Chernobyl experience. 
Kirichenko VA, Kirichenko AV, Werts DE.
Biosecur Bioterror. 2012 Sep;10(3):314-20.

Iodine-131 dose dependent gene expression in thyroid cancers and corresponding normal tissues following the Chernobyl accident. 
Abend M, Pfeiffer RM, Ruf C, Hatch M, Bogdanova TI, Tronko MD, Riecke A, Hartmann J, Meineke V, Boukheris H, Sigurdson AJ, Mabuchi K, Brenner AV.
PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e39103

A gene expression signature distinguishes normal tissues of sporadic and radiation-induced papillary thyroid carcinomas. 
Dom G, Tarabichi M, Unger K, Thomas G, Oczko-Wojciechowska M, Bogdanova T, Jarzab B, Dumont JE, Detours V, Maenhaut C.
Br J Cancer. 2012 Sep 4;107(6):994-1000

Changing clinical characteristics of thyroid carcinoma at a single center from Turkey: before and after the Chernobyl disaster. 
Ozdemir D, Dagdelen S, Kiratli P, Tuncel M, Erbas B, Erbas T.
Minerva Endocrinol. 2012 Sep;37(3):267-74

Radiation-epidemiological studies of thyroid cancer incidence in Russia after the Chernobyl accident (estimation of radiation risks, 1991-2008 follow-up period). 
Ivanov VK, Kashcheev VV, Chekin SY, Maksioutov MA, Tumanov KA, Vlasov OK, Shchukina NV, Tsyb AF.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2012 Sep;151(3):489-99.

The Chernobyl Tissue Bank: integrating research on radiation-induced thyroid cancer. 
Thomas GA.
J Radiol Prot. 2012 Mar;32(1):N77-80

Thyroid cancer in Ukraine after the Chernobyl accident (in the framework of the Ukraine-US Thyroid Project). 
Tronko M, Mabuchi K, Bogdanova T, Hatch M, Likhtarev I, Bouville A, Oliynik V, McConnell R, Shpak V, Zablotska L, Tereshchenko V, Brenner A, Zamotayeva G.
J Radiol Prot. 2012 Mar;32(1):N65-9.

Karyopathological traits of thyrocytes and exposure to radioiodines in Belarusian children and adolescents following the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. 
Nadyrov E, Rozhko A, Kravtsov V, Mabuchi K, Hatch M, Nakamura N, Nikonovich S, Aleksanin S.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 2012 May;51(2):187-93.

Thyroid doses for evacuees from the Fukushima nuclear accident. 
Tokonami S, Hosoda M, Akiba S, Sorimachi A, Kashiwakura I, Balonov M.
Sci Rep. 2012;2:507.

Adverse effects of iodine thyroid blocking: a systematic review. 
Spallek L, Krille L, Reiners C, Schneider R, Yamashita S, Zeeb H.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2012 Jul;150(3):267-77.

Low dose irradiation of thyroid cells reveals a unique transcriptomic and epigenetic signature in RET/PTC-positive cells. 
Abou-El-Ardat K, Monsieurs P, Anastasov N, Atkinson M, Derradji H, De Meyer T, Bekaert S, Van Criekinge W, Baatout S.
Mutat Res. 2012 Mar 1;731(1-2):27-40.

On the RET Rearrangements in Chernobyl-Related Thyroid Cancer. 
Jargin SV.
Thyroid Res. 2012;2012:373879.

2011

Perspective on the Nuclear Power Plant Accident Caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: Health Impairment Risks due to Pollution by Radioactive Materials from the Damaged Plant as Recognized by Experts and by the General Population and Role of the Experts. 
Sugita M, Miyakawa M.
Nihon Eiseigaku Zasshi. 2012;67(4):514-23

Radiation hazards in children - Lessons from Chernobyl, Three Mile Island and Fukushima. 
Fushiki S.
Brain Dev. 2012 Oct 9. doi:pii: S0387-7604(12)00226-4. 10.1016/j.braindev.2012.09.004. 

Lessons from Chernobyl. 
Takamura N, Yamashita S.
Fukushima J Med Sci. 2011;57(2):81-5.

Effects of the chernobyl disaster on thyroid cancer incidence in Turkey after 22 years. 
Acar H, Cakabay B, Bayrak F, Evrenkaya T.
ISRN Surg. 2011;2011:257943.

Validity of thyroid cancer incidence data following the Chernobyl accident. 
Jargin SV.
Health Phys. 2011 Dec;101(6):754-7.

In memory of the 25th anniversary since the Chernobyl accident. 
Burlakova EB, Naĭdich VI.
Radiats Biol Radioecol. 2011 Jul-Aug;51(4):389-98. (In Russian).

Health risks of accidents at nuclear power plants. 
Zanotti-Fregonara P, Hindié E.
N Engl J Med. 2011 Sep 8;365(10):963;

Thyroid cancer after Chernobyl: mechanisms of overestimation. 
Jargin SV.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 2011 Nov;50(4):603-4; author reply 605-6.

Strategy to find molecular signatures in a small series of rare cancers: validation for radiation-induced breast and thyroid tumors. 
Ugolin N, Ory C, Lefevre E, Benhabiles N, Hofman P, Schlumberger M, Chevillard S.
PLoS One. 2011;6(8):e23581.

Nuclear detonation, thyroid cancer and potassium iodide prophylaxis. 
Wiwanitkit V.
Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Apr;15(2):96-8

Thyroid cancer after Chornobyl: increased risk persists two decades after radioiodine exposure. 
Brown VJ.
Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Jul;119(7):A306.

Lobectomy versus total thyroidectomy in children with post-Chernobyl thyroid cancer: a 15 year follow-up. 
Antonelli A, Fallahi P, Grosso M, Boni G, Minuto MN, Miccoli P.
Endocrine. 2011 Dec;40(3):432-6.

Analysis of the expression of RET/PTC oncogenes in post-chernobyl papillary thyroid carcinomas of patients from different age groups]. 
Voskoboĭnik LG, Kostiuchenko NM, Pushkarov VM, Bogdanova TI, Tronko MD.
Ukr Biokhim Zh. 2010 Sep-Oct;82(5):79-84.  (In Ukrainian) 

Pulmonary fibrosis in youth treated with radioiodine for juvenile thyroid cancer and lung metastases after Chernobyl. 
Hebestreit H, Biko J, Drozd V, Demidchik Y, Burkhardt A, Trusen A, Beer M, Reiners C.
Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2011 Sep;38(9):1683-90.

Gain of chromosome band 7q11 in papillary thyroid carcinomas of young patients is associated with exposure to low-dose irradiation. 
Hess J, Thomas G, Braselmann H, Bauer V, Bogdanova T, Wienberg J, Zitzelsberger H, Unger K.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jun 7;108(23):9595-600.

Success of the postoperative 131I therapy in young Belarusian patients with differentiated thyroid cancer after Chernobyl depends on the radiation absorbed dose to the blood and the thyroglobulin level. 
Hänscheid H, Verburg FA, Biko J, Diessl S, Demidchik YE, Drozd V, Reiners C.
Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2011 Jul;38(7):1296-302

I-131 dose response for incident thyroid cancers in Ukraine related to the Chornobyl accident. 
Brenner AV, Tronko MD, Hatch M, Bogdanova TI, Oliynik VA, Lubin JH, Zablotska LB, Tereschenko VP, McConnell RJ, Zamotaeva GA, O'Kane P, Bouville AC, Chaykovskaya LV, Greenebaum E, Paster IP, Shpak VM, Ron E.
Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Jul;119(7):933-9

Gene expression profiles for radiation-induced thyroid cancer. 
Maenhaut C, Detours V, Dom G, Handkiewicz-Junak D, Oczko-Wojciechowska M, Jarzab B.
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011 May;23(4):282-8

Chernobyl's legacy. 
Peplow M.
Nature. 2011 Mar 31;471(7340):562-5.

Success of the postoperative (131)I therapy in young Belarusian patients with differentiated thyroid cancer after Chernobyl depends on the radiation absorbed dose to the blood and the thyroglobulin level. 
Hänscheid H, Verburg FA, Biko J, Dießl S, Demidchik YE, Drozd V, Reiners C.
Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2011 Apr 2. 

Chromosomal Rearrangements in Post-Chernobyl Papillary Thyroid Carcinomas: Evaluation by Spectral Karyotyping and Automated Interphase FISH. 
Hieber L, Huber R, Bauer V, Schäffner Q, Braselmann H, Thomas G, Bogdanova T, Zitzelsberger H.
J Biomed Biotechnol. 2011;2011:693691. Epub 2011 Mar 

Methods for Estimation of Radiation Risk in Epidemiological Studies Accounting for Classical and Berkson Errors in Doses. 
Kukush A, Shklyar S, Masiuk S, Likhtarov I, Kovgan L, Carroll RJ, Bouville A.
Int J Biostat. 2011 Feb 16;7(1). pii: Article 15.

Clinical Oncology Special Edition  Volume 23, Issue 4, May 2011, Pages 229-308. The Radiobiological Consequences of the Chernobyl Accident 25 Years On - April 2011

Thomas GA, Tronko MD, Tsyb AF, Tuttle RM What Have We Learnt From Chernobyl? What Have We Still To Learn?  Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011 May;23(4):229-33 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print] 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21353505

Saenko V, Ivanov V, Tsyb A, Bogdanova T, Tronko M, Demidchik Y, Yamashita S.The Chernobyl Accident and its Consequences.  Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011May;23(4):234-43. Epub 2011 Feb 22
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21345660

Cardis E, Hatch M. The Chernobyl Accident-An Epidemiological Perspective. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011 May;23(4):251-60
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21396807 

Tuttle RM, Vaisman F, Tronko MD. Clinical Presentation and Clinical Outcomes in Chernobyl-related Paediatric Thyroid Cancers: What Do We Know Now? What Can We Expect in the Future? Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011 May;23(4):268-75. Epub 2011 Feb 15.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21324656

Livolsi VA, Abrosimov AA, Bogdanova T, Fadda G, Hunt JL, Ito M, Rosai J, Thomas GA, Williams ED.  The Chernobyl Thyroid Cancer Experience: Pathology. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011 May;23(4):261-7. Epub 2011 Feb 18.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21333507

Thomas GA, Bethel JA, Galpine A, Mathieson W, Krznaric M, Unger K.  Integrating Research on Thyroid Cancer after Chernobyl-The Chernobyl Tissue Bank. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011 May;23(4):276-81. Epub 2011 Feb 22
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21345659

Gluzman SF. The Chernobyl Accident - A Personal Perspective. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011 May;23(4):306-7. Epub 2011 Mar 3.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21376548

Zitzelsberger H, Unger K. DNA Copy Number Alterations in Radiation-induced Thyroid Cancer. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011 May;23(4):289-96
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21316205

Maenhaut C, Detours V, Dom G, Handkiewicz-Junak D, Oczko-Wojciechowska M, Jarzab  B.  Gene Expression Profiles for Radiation-induced Thyroid Cancer. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011 May;23(4):282-8. Epub 2011 Mar 15
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21411301

Schonfeld SJ, Lee C, Berrington de Gonzalez A. Medical Exposure to Radiation and Thyroid Cancer. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011 May;23(4):244-50. Epub 2011 Feb 5.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21296564


Bromet EJ, Havenaar JM, Guey LT. A 25 Year Retrospective Review of the Psychological Consequences of the Chernobyl Accident. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011 May;23(4):297-305. Epub 2011 Feb 16.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21330117

Cases of post-accident contamination with iodine 131I, registered in the Institute of Atomic Energy POLATOM in Swierk, Poland. 
Osko J, Golnik N, Pliszczynski T.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2011;144(1-4):560-3. Epub 2010 Nov 28.

Thyroid cancer risk in Belarus among children and adolescents exposed to radioiodine after the Chornobyl accident. 
Zablotska LB, Ron E, Rozhko AV, Hatch M, Polyanskaya ON, Brenner AV, Lubin J, Romanov GN, McConnell RJ, O'Kane P, Evseenko VV, Drozdovitch VV, Luckyanov N, Minenko VF, Bouville A, Masyakin VB.
Br J Cancer. 2011 Jan 4;104(1):181-7. Epub 2010 Nov 23.

Radiation exposure does not significantly contribute to the risk of recurrence of Chernobyl thyroid cancer. 
Rumyantsev PO, Saenko VA, Ilyin AA, Stepanenko VF, Rumyantseva UV, Abrosimov AY, Lushnikov EF, Rogounovitch TI, Shibata Y, Mitsutake N, Tsyb AF, Yamashita S. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Feb;96(2):385-93. Epub 2010 Nov 17.

Thyroid cancer incidence in Ukraine: trends with reference to the Chernobyl accident. 
Fuzik M, Prysyazhnyuk A, Shibata Y, Romanenko A, Fedorenko Z, Gulak L, Goroh Y, Gudzenko N, Trotsyuk N, Khukhrianska O, Saenko V, Yamashita S.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 2011 Mar;50(1):47-55. Epub 2010 Nov 10.

2010

Evidence of children's vulnerability to radiation in the context of radiological/nuclear events and considerations for emergency response. 
Lane R, Reinhardt P, Thompson P.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2010 Nov;142(1):36-9. Epub 2010 Oct 19.

Radiation induced thyroid cancer: fundamental and applied aspects. 
Tronko1 M, Bogdanova T, Voskoboynyk L, Zurnadzhy L, Shpak V, Gulak L.
Exp Oncol. 2010 Sep;32(3):200-204.

Prevalence of hyperthyroidism after exposure during childhood or adolescence to radioiodines from the chornobyl nuclear accident: dose-response results from the Ukrainian-American Cohort Study. 
Hatch M, Furukawa K, Brenner A, Olinjyk V, Ron E, Zablotska L, Terekhova G, McConnell R, Markov V, Shpak V, Ostroumova E, Bouville A, Tronko M.
Radiat Res. 2010 Dec;174(6):763-72. Epub 2010 Oct 7.

Thyroid mass in children and adolescents living in the most exposed areas to Chernobyl fallout in Belarus. 
Skryabin AM, Drozdovitch V, Belsky Y, Leshcheva SV, Mirkhaidarov AK, Voillequé P, Luckyanov N, Bouville A.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2010 Dec;142(2-4):292-9. Epub 2010 Sep 7.

Frequency of undetected thyroid nodules in a large I-131-exposed population repeatedly screened by ultrasonography: results from the Ukrainian-American cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases following the Chornobyl accident. 
O'Kane P, Shelkovoy E, McConnell RJ, Shpak V, Parker L, Brenner A, Zablotska L, Tronko M, Hatch M.
Thyroid. 2010 Sep;20(9):959-64.

Radiation induced thyroid cancer: fundamental and applied aspects. 
Tronko1 M, Bogdanova T, Voskoboynyk L, Zurnadzhy L, Shpak V, Gulak L.
Exp Oncol. 2010 Sep;32(3):200-204.

Prevalence of hyperthyroidism after exposure during childhood or adolescence to radioiodines from the chornobyl nuclear accident: dose-response results from the Ukrainian-American Cohort Study. 
Hatch M, Furukawa K, Brenner A, Olinjyk V, Ron E, Zablotska L, Terekhova G, McConnell R, Markov V, Shpak V, Ostroumova E, Bouville A, Tronko M.
Radiat Res. 2010 Dec;174(6):763-72. Epub 2010 Oct 7.

Cases of post-accident contamination with iodine 131I, registered in the Institute of Atomic Energy POLATOM in Swierk, Poland. 
Osko J, Golnik N, Pliszczynski T.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2011;144(1-4):560-3. Epub 2010 Nov 28.

Thyroid cancer risk in Belarus among children and adolescents exposed to radioiodine after the Chornobyl accident. 
Zablotska LB, Ron E, Rozhko AV, Hatch M, Polyanskaya ON, Brenner AV, Lubin J, Romanov GN, McConnell RJ, O'Kane P, Evseenko VV, Drozdovitch VV, Luckyanov N, Minenko VF, Bouville A, Masyakin VB.
Br J Cancer. 2011 Jan 4;104(1):181-7. Epub 2010 Nov 23.

Radiation exposure does not significantly contribute to the risk of recurrence of Chernobyl thyroid cancer. 
Rumyantsev PO, Saenko VA, Ilyin AA, Stepanenko VF, Rumyantseva UV, Abrosimov AY, Lushnikov EF, Rogounovitch TI, Shibata Y, Mitsutake N, Tsyb AF, Yamashita S.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Feb;96(2):385-93. Epub 2010 Nov 17.

Thyroid cancer incidence in Ukraine: trends with reference to the Chernobyl accident. 
Fuzik M, Prysyazhnyuk A, Shibata Y, Romanenko A, Fedorenko Z, Gulak L, Goroh Y, Gudzenko N, Trotsyuk N, Khukhrianska O, Saenko V, Yamashita S.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 2011 Mar;50(1):47-55. Epub 2010 Nov 10.

Did the Chernobyl atomic plant accident have an influence on the incidence of thyroid carcinoma in the province of Olsztyn? 
Bandurska-Stankiewicz E, Aksamit-Białoszewska E, Stankiewicz A, Shafie D.
Endokrynol Pol. 2010 Sep-Oct;61(5):437-42.

Recent epidemiological results of thyroid cancer in the most radiated territory in Poland. 
Tukiendorf A, Miszczyk L, McEwan P.
Cent Eur J Public Health. 2010 Sep;18(3):157-60.

Evidence of children's vulnerability to radiation in the context of radiological/nuclear events and considerations for emergency response. 
Lane R, Reinhardt P, Thompson P.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2010 Nov;142(1):36-9. Epub 2010 Oct 19.

Prevalence of Hyperthyroidism after Exposure during Childhood or Adolescence to Radioiodines from the Chornobyl Nuclear Accident: Dose–Response Results from the Ukrainian-American Cohort Study. 
Hatch M, Furukawa K, Brenner A, Olinjyk V, Ron E, Zablotska L, Terekhova G, McConnell R, Markov V, Shpak V, Ostroumova E, Bouville A, Tronko M.
Radiat Res. 2010 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Thyroid mass in children and adolescents living in the most exposed areas to Chernobyl fallout in Belarus. 
Skryabin AM, Drozdovitch V, Belsky Y, Leshcheva SV, Mirkhaidarov AK, Voillequé P, Luckyanov N, Bouville A.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2010 Dec;142(2-4):292-9. Epub 2010 Sep 7.

Thyroid Carcinoma Secondary to Radiation Cloud Exposure from the Chernobyl Incident of 1986: A Case Study. 
Atkinson AL, Rosenthal A.
Case Rep Oncol. 2010 Apr 8;3(1):83-87.

Frequency of undetected thyroid nodules in a large I-131-exposed population repeatedly screened by ultrasonography: results from the Ukrainian-American cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases following the Chornobyl accident. 
O'Kane P, Shelkovoy E, McConnell RJ, Shpak V, Parker L, Brenner A, Zablotska L, Tronko M, Hatch M.
Thyroid. 2010 Sep;20(9):959-64.

Reconstruction of radiation doses in a case-control study of thyroid cancer following the Chernobyl accident. 
Drozdovitch V, Khrouch V, Maceika E, Zvonova I, Vlasov O, Bratilova A, Gavrilin Y, Goulko G, Hoshi M, Kesminiene A, Shinkarev S, Tenet V, Cardis E, Bouville A.
Health Phys. 2010 Jul;99(1):1-16

Thyroid cancer rates and 131I doses from Nevada atmospheric nuclear bomb tests: an update. 
Gilbert ES, Huang L, Bouville A, Berg CD, Ron E.
Radiat Res. 2010 May;173(5):659-64

The FOXE1 locus is a major genetic determinant for radiation-related thyroid carcinoma in Chernobyl. 
Takahashi M, Saenko VA, Rogounovitch TI, Kawaguchi T, Drozd VM, Takigawa-Imamura H, Akulevich NM, Ratanajaraya C, Mitsutake N, Takamura N, Danilova LI, Lushchik ML, Demidchik YE, Heath S, Yamada R, Lathrop M, Matsuda F, Yamashita S.
Hum Mol Genet. 2010 Jun 15;19(12):2516-23

Evaluation of 137Cs body burden in inhabitants of Bryansk oblast, Russian Federation, where a high incidence of thyroid cancer was observed after the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. 
Sekitani Y, Hayashida N, Karevskaya IV, Vasilitsova OA, Kozlovsky A, Omiya M, Yamashita S, Takamura N.Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2010, 141(1) 36-42 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]

2009

Kinase expression and chromosomal rearrangements in papillary thyroid cancer tissues: investigations at the molecular and microscopic levels. 
Weier HU, Kwan J, Lu CM, Ito Y, Wang M, Baumgartner A, Hayward SW, Weier JF, Zitzelsberger HF. J Physiol Pharmacol. 2009 Oct;60 Suppl 4:47-55.

Increased incidence of papillary thyroid cancer detection among thyroidectomies in Greece between 1991 and 2006. 
Griniatsos J, Tsigris C, Kanakis M, Kaltsas G, Michail O, Dimitriou N, Argyrakopoulou G, Delladetsima I, Kyriakou V, Syriou V, Alexandraki K, Pikoulis E, Giannopoulos A, Kouraklis G, Diamanti-Kandaraki E, Felekouras E.
Anticancer Res. 2009 Dec;29 (12):5163-9

Nonmalignant diseases after the Chernobyl catastrophe. 
Yablokov AV.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2009 Nov;1181:58-160

BAC-FISH assays delineate complex chromosomal rearrangements in a case of post-Chernobyl childhood thyroid cancer. 
Kwan J, Baumgartner A, Lu CM, Wang M, Weier JF, Zitzelsberger HF, Weier HU.
Folia Histochem Cytobiol. 2009;47(2):135-42

Radiation carcinogenesis: lessons from Chernobyl. 
Williams D.
Oncogene. 2008 Dec;27 Suppl 2:S9-18. Review.

Thyroid cancer after external or internal ionizing irradiation. 
Papadopoulou F, Efthimiou E.
Hell J Nucl Med. 2009 Sep-Dec;12(3):266-70. Review

Subjective health legacy of the Chornobyl accident: a comparative study of 19-year olds in Kyiv. 
Bromet EJ, Taormina DP, Guey LT, Bijlsma JA, Gluzman SF, Havenaar JM, Carlson H, Carlson GA.BMC Public Health. 2009 Nov 17;9:417

Radiation risk modeling of thyroid cancer with special emphasis on the chernobyl epidemiological data. 
Walsh L, Jacob P, Kaiser JC.
Radiat Res. 2009 Oct;172(4):509-18.

Radrue method for reconstruction of external photon doses for Chernobyl liquidators in epidemiological studies. 
Kryuchkov V, Chumak V, Maceika E, Anspaugh LR, Cardis E, Bakhanova E, Golovanov I, Drozdovitch V, Luckyanov N, Kesminiene A, Voillequé P, Bouville A.Health Phys. 2009 Oct;97(4):275-98

Sporadic and radiation-associated papillary thyroid cancers can be distinguished using routine immunohistochemistry. 
Boltze C, Riecke A, Ruf CG, Port M, Nizze H, Kügler C, Miethke C, Wiest N, Abend M. Oncol Rep. 2009 Sep;22(3):459-67

Determination of (129)I and (127)I concentration in soil samples from the Chernobyl 30-km zone by AMS and ICP-MS. 
Sahoo SK, Muramatsu Y, Yoshida S, Matsuzaki H, Rühm W.
J Radiat Res (Tokyo). 2009 Jul;50(4):325-32. Epub 2009 Jun 20

Thyroid carcinoma in children and adolescents resulting from the Chernobyl accident: possible causes of the incidence increase overestimation. 
Jargin SV.Cesk Patol. 2009 Apr;45(2):50-2. Review.

Clinical aspects of the health disturbances in Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant accident clean-up workers (liquidators) from Latvia. 
Eglite ME, Zvagule TJ, Rainsford KD, Reste JD, Curbakova EV, Kurjane NN.
Inflammopharmacology. 2009 Jun;17(3):163-9. Epub 2009 Jun 13

Subclinical hypothyroidism after radioiodine exposure: Ukrainian-American cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases after the Chornobyl accident (1998-2000). 
Ostroumova E, Brenner A, Oliynyk V, McConnell R, Robbins J, Terekhova G, Zablotska L, Likhtarev I, Bouville A, Shpak V, Markov V, Masnyk I, Ron E, Tronko M, Hatch M.Environ Health Perspect. 2009 May;117(5):745-50. Epub 2008 Dec 15.

2008

A screening study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases among individuals exposed in utero to Iodine-131 from Chornobyl fallout. In Utero Exposure to Iodine-131 from Chornobyl.
Hatch M, Brenner A, Bogdanova T, Derevyanko A, Kuptsova N, Likhtarev I, Bouville A, Tereshchenko V, Kovgan L, Shpak V, Ostroumova E, Greenebaum E, Zablotska L, Ron E, Tronko M.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Dec 23.

Twenty years' experience with post-Chernobyl thyroid cancer.
Williams D.
Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Dec;22(6):1061-73.

Differences in sonographic conspicuity according to papillary thyroid cancer subtype: results of the Ukrainian-American cohort study after the Chornobyl accident.
O'Kane P, Shelkovoy E, McConnell RJ, Shpak V, Parker L, Bogdanova TI, Brenner A, Naida Y, Frangos A, Zablotska L, Robbins J, Greenebaum E, Zurnadzhy LY, Tronko M, Hatch M.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Dec;191(6):W293-8.

Thyroid cancer in infants and adolescents after Chernobyl.
Reiners C, Demidchik YE, Drozd VM, Biko J.
Minerva Endocrinol. 2008 Dec;33(4):381-95.

[A pathologist's radiological culture]
Lushnikov EF, Stepanenko VF.
Arkh Patol. 2008 Jul-Aug;70(4):58-60. Review. Russian

Chernobyl: an unbelievable failure to help.
Bertell R.
Int J Health Serv. 2008;38(3):543-60

Is there an increased incidence of surgically removed thyroid carcinoma in Belgium ten years after Chernobyl? A study of hospital discharge data.
Gilbert M, Thimus D, Malaise J, France FR, Camberlin C, Mertens I, de Burbure CY, Mourad M, Squifflet JP, Daumerie C.
Acta Chir Belg. 2008 May-Jun;108(3):318-22.

Gene expression profiles of post-Chernobyl thyroid cancers.
Detours V, Versteyhe S, Dumont JE, Maenhaut C.
Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2008 Oct;15(5):440-5.

ret/PTC activation is not associated with individual radiation dose estimates in a pilot study of neoplastic thyroid nodules arising in Russian children and adults exposed to Chernobyl fallout.
Tuttle RM, Lukes Y, Onstad L, Lushnikov E, Abrosimov A, Troshin V, Tsyb A, Davis S, Kopecky KJ, Francis G.
Thyroid. 2008 Aug;18(8):839-46.

Morphologic characteristics of chernobyl-related childhood papillary thyroid carcinomas are independent of radiation exposure but vary with iodine intake.
Williams ED, Abrosimov A, Bogdanova T, Demidchik EP, Ito M, LiVolsi V, Lushnikov E, Rosai J, Tronko MD, Tsyb AF, Vowler SL, Thomas GA.
Thyroid. 2008 Aug; 18(8): 847-52.

Clinico-morphological peculiarities of thyroid cancer among children exposed to the Chernobyl disaster radiation.
Iakovleva IN, Shishkov RV, Poliakov VG, Pankova PA.
Vopr Onkol. 2008;54(3):315-20. Russian. 

Risk of thyroid cancer among Chernobyl emergency workers of Russia.
Ivanov VK, Chekin SY, Kashcheev VV, Maksioutov MA, Tumanov KA.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 2008 Jun 13. 

Array CGH demonstrates characteristic aberration signatures in human papillary thyroid carcinomas governed by RET/PTC.
Unger K, Malisch E, Thomas G, Braselmann H, Walch A, Jackl G, Lewis P, Lengfelder E, Bogdanova T, Wienberg J, Zitzelsberger H.
Oncogene. 2008 Jul 31;27(33):4592-602. 

Does Chernobyl accident have any effect on thyroid cancers in Turkey? A retrospective review of thyroid cancers from 1982 to 2006.
Zengi A, Karadeniz M, Erdogan M, Ozgen AG, Saygili F, Yilmaz C, Kabalak T.
Endocr J. 2008 May;55(2):325-30. 

Radioiodine-induced thyroid cancer: Studies in the aftermath of the accident at Chernobyl.
Robbins J, Schneider AB.
Trends Endocrinol Metab. 1998 Apr;9(3):87-94.

Czech Republic 20 years after Chernobyl accident.
Rosina J, Kvasnák E, Suta D, Kostrhun T, Drábová D.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2008 Mar 28. 

Thyroid cancer after Chernobyl: is iodine 131 the only culprit ? Impact on clinical practice.
Guiraud-Vitaux F, Elbast M, Colas-Linhart N, Hindie E.
Bull Cancer. 2008 Feb;95(2):191-5. Review. French. 

Exaggerated thyroid stimulating hormone secretion in children exposed to the Chernobyl nuclear reactor catastrophe.
Boyarskaya OY, Kopilova OV.
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Feb;21(2):165-71.

A cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases after the Chornobyl accident: dose-response analysis of thyroid follicular adenomas detected during first screening in Ukraine (1998-2000).
Zablotska LB, Bogdanova TI, Ron E, Epstein OV, Robbins J, Likhtarev IA, Hatch M, Markov VV, Bouville AC, Olijnyk VA, McConnell RJ, Shpak VM, Brenner A, Terekhova GN, Greenebaum E, Tereshchenko VP, Fink DJ, Brill AB, Zamotayeva GA, Masnyk IJ, Howe GR, Tronko MD.
Am J Epidemiol. 2008 Feb 1;167(3):305-12. 

2007

Human Thyroid Tumor Cell Lines Derived from Different Tumor Types Present a Common Dedifferentiated Phenotype.
Wilma C.G. van Staveren, David Weiss Soli´s, Laurent Delys, Laurence Duprez, Guy Andry, Brigitte Franc, Gerry Thomas, Frederick Libert, Jacques E. Dumont, Vincent Detours, and Carine Maenhaut (2007). 
Cancer Res 2007; 67: (17). September 1, 2007

Genome wide gene expression profiling suggests distinct radiation susceptibilities in sporadic and post Chernobyl papillary thyroid cancers. 
Detours V, Delys L. Liebert F, Weiss Solis D, Bogdanova T, Dumont JE, Franc B, Thomas G, Maenhaut C (2007) 
B J Cancer 97: 818 - 825

Gene expression and the biological phenotype of papillary thyroid carcinomas. 
Delys L, Detours V, Franc B, Thomas G, Bogdanova T, Tronko M, Libert F, Dumont JE, and Maenhaut C (2007) 
Oncogene July 9 1-10 [Epub]

A radiation-induced gene signature distinguishes post-Chernobyl from sporadic papillary thyroid cancers. 
Port M, Boltze C, Wang Y, Röper B, Meineke V, Abend M. 
Radiat Res. 2007 Dec;168(6):639-49. 

Thyroid cancer incidence among people living in areas contaminated by radiation from the Chernobyl accident. 
Ron E. 
Health Phys. 2007 Nov;93(5):502-11. Review. 

Radiation dosimetry for highly contaminated Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian populations, and for less contaminated populations in Europe. 
Bouville A, Likhtarev IA, Kovgan LN, Minenko VF, Shinkarev SM, Drozdovitch VV. 
Health Phys. 2007 Nov;93(5):487-501. Review. 

Third annual Warren K. Sinclair keynote address: retrospective analysis of impacts of the Chernobyl accident. 
Balonov M. 
Health Phys. 2007 Nov;93(5):383-409. Review. 

Current status and epidemiological research needs for achieving a better understanding of the consequences of the Chernobyl accident. 
Cardis E. 
Health Phys. 2007 Nov;93(5):542-6. 

Leukemia following the Chernobyl accident. 
Howe GR. 
Health Phys. 2007 Nov;93(5):512-5. Review. 

Thyroid cancer incidence among Chernobyl emergency workers: follow-up period 1986-2003. 
Ivanov VK, Chekin SIu, Kashcheev VV, Maksiutov MA, Tumanov KA. 
Radiats Biol Radioecol. 2007 Sep-Oct;47(5):517-22. Russian. 

The recognition of childhood thyroid cancer as a consequence of the Chernobyl accident: an allegorical tale of our time? 
Baverstock K. 
J R Soc Med. 2007 Sep;100(9):407-9. Review. 

Contribution of internal exposures to the radiological consequences of the Chernobyl accident. 
Balonov MI, Anspaugh LR, Bouville A, Likhtarev IA. 
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2007;127(1-4):491-6. 

Childhood thyroid cancer in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine after Chernobyl and at present. 
Demidchik YE, Saenko VA, Yamashita S. 
Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol. 2007 Jul;51(5):748-62. Review. 

Genome-wide gene expression profiling suggests distinct radiation susceptibilities in sporadic and post-Chernobyl papillary thyroid cancers. 
Detours V, Delys L, Libert F, Weiss Solís D, Bogdanova T, Dumont JE, Franc B, Thomas G, Maenhaut C. 
Br J Cancer. 2007 Sep 17;97(6):818-25. 

The Chernobyl accident 20 years on: an assessment of the health consequences and the international response. 
Baverstock K, Williams D. 
Cien Saude Colet. 2007 May-Jun;12(3):689-98. 

Uncertainties in individual doses in a case-control study of thyroid cancer after the Chernobyl accident. 
Drozdovitch V, Maceika E, Khrouch V, Zvonova I, Vlasov O, Bouville A, Cardis E. 
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2007;127(1-4):540-3. 

Cancer epidemiology after the Chernobyl accident. 
Kesminiene A, Cardis E. 
Bull Cancer. 2007 May 1;94(5):423-30. French. 

The Chernobyl Forum: major findings and recommendations. 
Balonov MI. 
J Environ Radioact. 2007;96(1-3):6-12. 

Mechanisms of Disease: molecular genetics of childhood thyroid cancers. 
Yamashita S, Saenko V. 
Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab. 2007 May;3(5):422-9. Review. 

A time trend analysis of papillary and follicular cancers as a function of tumour size: a study of data from six cancer registries in France (1983-2000). 
Colonna M, Guizard AV, Schvartz C, Velten M, Raverdy N, Molinie F, Delafosse P, Franc B, Grosclaude P. 
Eur J Cancer. 2007 Mar;43(5):891-900. 

Twenty years after the Chernobyl accident: solid cancer incidence in various groups of the Ukrainian population. 
Prysyazhnyuk A, Gristchenko V, Fedorenko Z, Gulak L, Fuzik M, Slipenyuk K, Tirmarche M. 
Radiat Environ Biophys. 2007 Mar;46(1):43-51. 

RET oncogene amplification in thyroid cancer: correlations with radiation-associated and high-grade malignancy. 
Nakashima M, Takamura N, Namba H, Saenko V, Meirmanov S, Matsumoto N, Hayashi T, Maeda S, Sekine I. 
Hum Pathol. 2007 Apr;38(4):621-8. 

Radiation exposure to the population of Europe following the Chernobyl accident. 
Drozdovitch V, Bouville A, Chobanova N, Filistovic V, Ilus T, Kovacic M, Malátová I, Moser M, Nedveckaite T, Völkle H, Cardis E. 
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2007;123(4):515-28. 

Psychosocial effects of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. 
Barnett L. 
Med Confl Surviv. 2007 Jan-Mar;23(1):46-57. 

Health effects resulting from the Chernobyl accident. 
Sumner D. 
Med Confl Surviv. 2007 Jan-Mar;23(1):31-45. 

Dispersal, deposition and collective doses after the Chernobyl disaster. 
Fairlie I. 
Med Confl Surviv. 2007 Jan-Mar;23(1):10-30. 

 

2006

Chernobyl: the true health and environmental legacy.
Arnold R, Holdstock M.
Med Confl Surviv. 2006 Oct-Dec;22(4):310-3. 

Chernobyl--looking back to go forwards: the September 2005 IAEA Conference.
Pflugbeil S.
Med Confl Surviv. 2006 Oct-Dec;22(4):299-309. 

Chernobyl and thyroid cancer.
Williams ED.
J Surg Oncol. 2006 Dec 15;94(8):670-7. Review.

Thyroid cancer after exposure to radioactive 131I.
Holm LE.
Acta Oncol. 2006;45(8):1037-40.

A cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases after the Chornobyl accident: pathology analysis of thyroid cancer cases in Ukraine detected during the first screening (1998-2000).
Bogdanova TI, Zurnadzhy LY, Greenebaum E, McConnell RJ, Robbins J, Epstein OV, Olijnyk VA, Hatch M, Zablotska LB, Tronko MD.
Cancer. 2006 Dec 1;107(11):2559-66.

Radiation-induced thyroid cancer: what we have learned from Chernobyl.
Nikiforov YE.
Endocr Pathol. 2006 Winter;17(4):307-17. Review.

Suicide risk among chernobyl cleanup workers in estonia still increased: an updated cohort study.
Rahu K, Rahu M, Tekkel M, Bromet E.
Ann Epidemiol. 2006 Dec;16(12):917-9. 
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Autoimmune thyroiditis and exposure to iodine 131 in the Ukrainian cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases after the Chornobyl accident: results from the first screening cycle (1998-2000).
Tronko MD, Brenner AV, Olijnyk VA, Robbins J, Epstein OV, McConnell RJ, Bogdanova TI, Fink DJ, Likhtarev IA, Lubin JH, Markov VV, Bouville AC, Terekhova GM, Zablotska LB, Shpak VM, Brill AB, Tereshchenko VP, Masnyk IJ, Ron E, Hatch M, Howe GR.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Nov;91(11):4344-51. 

131I ablation treatment in young females after the Chernobyl accident.
Travis CC, Stabin MG.
J Nucl Med. 2006 Oct;47(10):1723-7. Erratum in: J Nucl Med. 2007 Jan;48(1):7. 

A perspective on post-Chernobyl radioablation in young females.
Reiners C, Lassmann M, Hänscheid H.
J Nucl Med. 2006 Oct;47(10):1563-4. 

The chernobyl accident 20 years on: an assessment of the health consequences and the international response.
Baverstock K, Williams D.
Environ Health Perspect. 2006 Sep;114(9):1312-7. 

Molecular cytogenetic characterization of chromosome 9-derived material in a human thyroid cancer cell line.
Weier HU, Tuton TB, Ito Y, Chu LW, Lu CM, Baumgartner A, Zitzelsberger HF, Weier JF.
Cytogenet Genome Res. 2006;114(3-4):284-91.

Microarray comparative genomic hybridization reveals genome-wide patterns of DNA gains and losses in post-Chernobyl thyroid cancer.
Kimmel RR, Zhao LP, Nguyen D, Lee S, Aronszajn M, Cheng C, Troshin VP, Abrosimov A, Delrow J, Tuttle RM, Tsyb AF, Kopecky KJ, Davis S, Neiman PE.
Radiat Res. 2006 Sep;166(3):519-31.

Radiation exposure and thyroid cancer.
Hoffman FO, Ruttenber AJ, Greenland S, Carroll RJ.
JAMA. 2006 Aug 2;296(5):513; author reply 514.

Post-Chernobyl thyroid cancers in Ukraine. Report 2: risk analysis.
Likhtarov I, Kovgan L, Vavilov S, Chepurny M, Ron E, Lubin J, Bouville A, Tronko N, Bogdanova T, Gulak L, Zablotska L, Howe G.
Radiat Res. 2006 Aug;166(2):375-86.

Childhood thyroid cancer, radiation dose from Chernobyl, and dose uncertainties in Bryansk Oblast, Russia: a population-based case-control study.
Kopecky KJ, Stepanenko V, Rivkind N, Voillequé P, Onstad L, Shakhtarin V, Parshkov E, Kulikov S, Lushnikov E, Abrosimov A, Troshin V, Romanova G, Doroschenko V, Proshin A, Tsyb A, Davis S.
Radiat Res. 2006 Aug;166(2):367-74.

Cancer risk among Chernobyl cleanup workers in Estonia and Latvia, 1986-1998.
Rahu M, Rahu K, Auvinen A, Tekkel M, Stengrevics A, Hakulinen T, Boice JD Jr, Inskip PD.
Int J Cancer. 2006 Jul 1;119(1):162-8.

Somatic mutagenesis at T-cell receptor locus in inhabitants of radiation polluted regions as a result of the Chernobyl disaster.
Zamulaeva IA, Smirnova SG, Orlova NV, Vereshchagina OA, Chekin SIu, Smirnova IA, Krikunova LI, Parshin VS, Ivanov VK, Saenko AS.
Radiats Biol Radioecol. 2006 May-Jun;46(3):307-14. Russian. 

The effect of Chernobyl accident on the development of malignant diseases--situation after 20 years.
Zonenberg A, Zarzycki W, Leoniak M.
Endokrynol Pol. 2006 May-Jun;57(3):244-52. Review. Polish.

A cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases after the chornobyl accident: thyroid cancer in Ukraine detected during first screening.
Tronko MD, Howe GR, Bogdanova TI, Bouville AC, Epstein OV, Brill AB, Likhtarev IA, Fink DJ, Markov VV, Greenebaum E, Olijnyk VA, Masnyk IJ, Shpak VM, McConnell RJ, Tereshchenko VP, Robbins J, Zvinchuk OV, Zablotska LB, Hatch M, Luckyanov NK, Ron E, Thomas TL, Voillequé PG, Beebe GW.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2006 Jul 5;98(13):897-903.

Questionnaire- and measurement-based individual thyroid doses in Ukraine resulting from the Chornobyl nuclear reactor accident.
Likhtarev I, Bouville A, Kovgan L, Luckyanov N, Voillequé P, Chepurny M.
Radiat Res. 2006 Jul;166(1 Pt 2):271-86.

The chernobyl accident: estimation of radiation doses received by the Baltic and Ukrainian cleanup workers.
Bouville A, Chumak VV, Inskip PD, Kryuchkov V, Luckyanov N.
Radiat Res. 2006 Jul;166(1 Pt 2):158-67.

Measurement of 129 I and 137 Cs in soils from Belarus and reconstruction of 131I deposition from the Chernobyl accident.
Straume T, Anspaugh LR, Marchetti AA, Voigt G, Minenko V, Gu F, Men P, Trofimik S, Tretyakevich S, Drozdovitch V, Shagalova E, Zhukova O, Germenchuk M, Berlovich S.
Health Phys. 2006 Jul;91(1):7-19.

France. Twenty years after Chornobyl, legal fallout lingers.
Enserink M.
Science. 2006 Jun 9;312(5779):1455.

Cancer consequences of the Chernobyl accident: 20 years on.
Cardis E, Howe G, Ron E, Bebeshko V, Bogdanova T, Bouville A, Carr Z, Chumak V, Davis S, Demidchik Y, Drozdovitch V, Gentner N, Gudzenko N, Hatch M, Ivanov V, Jacob P, Kapitonova E, Kenigsberg Y, Kesminiene A, Kopecky KJ, Kryuchkov V, Loos A, Pinchera A, Reiners C, Repacholi M, Shibata Y, Shore RE, Thomas G, Tirmarche M, Yamashita S, Zvonova I.
J Radiol Prot. 2006 Jun;26(2):127-40. Review. 

Re: Risk of thyroid cancer after exposure to (131)I in childhood.
Grossman CM, Nussbaum RH.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2006 May 3;98(9):641; author reply 641-2. 

RET rearrangements in post-Chernobyl papillary thyroid carcinomas with a short latency analysed by interphase FISH.
Unger K, Zurnadzhy L, Walch A, Mall M, Bogdanova T, Braselmann H, Hieber L, Tronko N, Hutzler P, Jeremiah S, Thomas G, Zitzelsberger H.
Br J Cancer. 2006 May 22;94(10):1472-7.

No increase in thyroid cancer among children and adolescents in Finland due to Chernobyl accident.
But A, Kurttio P, Heinävaara S, Auvinen A.
Eur J Cancer. 2006 May;42(8):1167-71. 

Estimates of the cancer burden in Europe from radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl accident.
Cardis E, Krewski D, Boniol M, Drozdovitch V, Darby SC, Gilbert ES, Akiba S, Benichou J, Ferlay J, Gandini S, Hill C, Howe G, Kesminiene A, Moser M, Sanchez M, Storm H, Voisin L, Boyle P.
Int J Cancer. 2006 Sep 15;119(6):1224-35.

Chernobyl and the future: too soon for a final diagnosis.
Williams D, Baverstock K.
Nature. 2006 Apr 20;440(7087):993-4. 

Chromosomal fragile sites FRA3B and FRA16D show correlated expression and association with failure of apoptosis in lymphocytes from patients with thyroid cancer.
Sbrana I, Veroni F, Nieri M, Puliti A, Barale R.
Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2006 May;45(5):429-36.

Individual thyroid dose estimates for a case-control study of chernobyl-related thyroid cancer among children of Belarus--part II. Contributions from long-lived radionuclides and external radiation.
Minenko VF, Ulanovsky AV, Drozdovitch VV, Shemiakina EV, Gavrilin YI, Khrouch VT, Shinkarev SM, Voillequé PG, Bouville A, Anspaugh LR, Luckyanov N.
Health Phys. 2006 Apr;90(4):312-27.

TP53 codon 72 polymorphism in radiation-associated human papillary thyroid cancer.
Rogounovitch TI, Saenko VA, Ashizawa K, Sedliarou IA, Namba H, Abrosimov AY, Lushnikov EF, Roumiantsev PO, Konova MV, Petoukhova NS, Tchebotareva IV, Ivanov VK, Chekin SY, Bogdanova TI, Tronko MD, Tsyb AF, Thomas GA, Yamashita S.
Oncol Rep. 2006 Apr;15(4):949-56.

Thyroid cancer among Ukrainians and Belarusians who were children or adolescents at the time of the Chernobyl accident.
Jacob P, Bogdanova TI, Buglova E, Chepurniy M, Demidchik Y, Gavrilin Y, Kenigsberg J, Kruk J, Schotola C, Shinkarev S, Tronko MD, Vavilov S.
J Radiol Prot. 2006 Mar;26(1):51-67. 

Thyroid disease 60 years after Hiroshima and 20 years after Chernobyl.
Boice JD Jr.

JAMA. 2006 Mar 1;295(9):1060-2. Erratum in: JAMA. 2006 Aug 2;296(5):518. 

Using total beta-activity measurements in milk to derive thyroid doses from Chernobyl fallout.
Drozdovitch V, Germenchuk M, Bouville A.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2006;118(4):402-11. 

Increased incidence of malignancies in Sweden after the Chernobyl accident--a promoting effect?
Tondel M, Lindgren P, Hjalmarsson P, Hardell L, Persson B.
Am J Ind Med. 2006 Mar;49(3):159-68.

Thyroid cancer risk in areas of Ukraine and Belarus affected by the Chernobyl accident.
Jacob P, Bogdanova TI, Buglova E, Chepurniy M, Demidchik Y, Gavrilin Y, Kenigsberg J, Meckbach R, Schotola C, Shinkarev S, Tronko MD, Ulanovsky A, Vavilov S, Walsh L.
Radiat Res. 2006 Jan;165(1):1-8.

2005

Iodine excretion in regions of Ukraine affected by the Chornobyl Accident: experience of the Ukrainian-American cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases.
Tronko M, Kravchenko V, Fink D, Hatch M, Turchin V, McConnell R, Shpak V, Brenner A, Robbins J, Lusanchuk I, Howe G.
Thyroid. 2005 Nov;15(11):1291-7.

Permanent hypoparathyroidism due to thyroid cancer surgical procedures in patients exposed to radiation in the Chernobyl, Ukraine, nuclear reactor accident.
Bohrer T, Pasteur I, Lyutkevych O, Fleischmann P, Tronko M.
Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2005 Nov 4;130(44):2501-6. German. 

Chernobyl: poverty and stress pose 'bigger threat' than radiation.
Stephan V.
Nature. 2005 Sep 8;437(7056):181. 

Gene expression profiling in human thyroid tumors.
Maenhaut C.
Bull Mem Acad R Med Belg. 2004;159(10-12):533-9; discussion 539-40. French. 

Incidence of thyroid cancer in the population of the Bryansk Region after the Chernobyl nuclear plant accident.
Zvonova IA, Bramilova AA, Pochtennaia GT, Petrova GV.
Vopr Onkol. 2005;51(5):540-5. Russian.

Radiation-induced thyroid cancer--what's new?
Boice JD Jr.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2005 May 18;97(10):703-5. Review. 

Risk of thyroid cancer after exposure to 131I in childhood.
Cardis E, Kesminiene A, Ivanov V, Malakhova I, Shibata Y, Khrouch V, Drozdovitch V, Maceika E, Zvonova I, Vlassov O, Bouville A, Goulko G, Hoshi M, Abrosimov A, Anoshko J, Astakhova L, Chekin S, Demidchik E, Galanti R, Ito M, Korobova E, Lushnikov E, Maksioutov M, Masyakin V, Nerovnia A, Parshin V, Parshkov E, Piliptsevich N, Pinchera A, Polyakov S, Shabeka N, Suonio E, Tenet V, Tsyb A, Yamashita S, Williams D. 
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2005 May 18;97(10):724-32.

Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis in assessment of the thyroid cancer risk related to chernobyl fallout in eastern france.
Catelinois O, Laurier D, Verger P, Rogel A, Colonna M, Ignasiak M, Hemon D, Tirmarche M.
Risk Anal. 2005 Apr;25(2):243-52.

Absence of a specific radiation signature in post-Chernobyl thyroid cancers.
Detours V, Wattel S, Venet D, Hutsebaut N, Bogdanova T, Tronko MD, Dumont JE, Franc B, Thomas G, Maenhaut C.
Br J Cancer. 2005 Apr 25;92(8):1545-52.

ret/PTC1 and ret/PTC3 in thyroid tumors from Chernobyl liquidators: comparison with sporadic tumors from Ukrainian and French patients.
Di Cristofaro J, Vasko V, Savchenko V, Cherenko S, Larin A, Ringel MD, Saji M, Marcy M, Henry JF, Carayon P, De Micco C.
Endocr Relat Cancer. 2005 Mar;12(1):173-83.

Investigation of loss of heterozygosity and SNP frequencies in the RET gene in papillary thyroid carcinoma. 
Stephens LA, Powell NG, Grubb J, Jeremiah SJ, Bethel JA, Demidchik EP, Bogdanova TI, Tronko MD, Thomas GA. 
Thyroid. 2005 Feb;15(2):100-4.

Frequency of BRAF T1796A mutation in papillary thyroid carcinoma relates to age of patient at diagnosis and not to radiation exposure.
Powell N, Jeremiah S, Morishita M, Dudley E, Bethel J, Bogdanova T, Tronko M, Thomas G. 
J Pathol. 2005 Apr;205(5):558-64.

Post-Chornobyl thyroid cancers in Ukraine. Report 1: estimation of thyroid doses. 
Likhtarov I, Kovgan L, Vavilov S, Chepurny M, Bouville A, Luckyanov N, Jacob P, Voilleque P, Voigt G. 
Radiat Res. 2005 Feb;163(2):125-36.

Oncogenic AKAP9-BRAF fusion is a novel mechanism of MAPK pathway activation in thyroid cancer. 
Ciampi R, Knauf JA, Kerler R, Gandhi M, Zhu Z, Nikiforova MN, Rabes HM, Fagin JA, Nikiforov YE.
J Clin Invest. 2005 Jan;115(1):94-101.

A new mechanism of BRAF activation in human thyroid papillary carcinomas. 
Fusco A, Viglietto G, Santoro M. 
J Clin Invest. 2005 Jan;115(1):20-3.

 

2004

Thyroid disease in northern Italian children born around the time of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. 
Chiesa F, Tradati N, Calabrese L, Gibelli B, Giugliano G, Paganelli G, De Cicco C, Grana C, Tosi G, DeFiori E, Cammarano G, Cusati A, Zurrida S. 
Ann Oncol. 2004 Dec;15(12):1842-6.

Increased incidence of thyroid carcinoma in france: a true epidemic or thyroid nodule management effects? Report from the French thyroid cancer committee. 
Leenhardt L, Grosclaude P, Cherie-Challine L. 
Thyroid. 2004 Dec;14(12):1056-60. 

Increase of regional total cancer incidence in north Sweden due to the Chernobyl accident? 
Tondel M, Hjalmarsson P, Hardell L, Carlsson G, Axelson O. 
J Epidemiol Community Health. 2004 Dec;58(12):1011-6. 

Projecting the time trend of thyroid cancers: its impact on assessment of radiation-induced cancer risks. 
Catelinois O, Verger P, Colonna M, Rogel A, Hemon D, Tirmarche M. 
Health Phys. 2004 Dec;87(6):606-14. 

[Thyroid cancer in Poland in 1980-2000] 
Przegl Epidemiol. 2004;58(2):369-76. 
Roszkowska H, Gorynski P. 

Time trends of thyroid cancer incidence in Ukraine after the Chernobyl accident. 
J Radiol Prot. 2004 Sep;24(3):283-93. 
Heidenreich WF, Bogdanova TI, Biryukov AG, Tronko ND. 

Clinical Analysis of Thyroid Cancer in Adult Patients Exposed to Ionizing Radiation due to the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident: 5-Year Comparative Investigations Based on the Results of Surgical Treatment. 
World J Surg. 2004 Oct 21; [Epub ahead of print] 
Cherenko SM, Larin OS, Gorobeyko MB, Sichynava RM. 

Radioiodine and thyroid carcinoma: KI prophylaxis in children. 
Acta Biomed Ateneo Parmense. 2004 Aug;75(2):I-XIII. 
Giovannelli G. 

Low frequency of BRAFT1796A mutations in childhood thyroid carcinomas. 
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Sep;89(9):4280-4. 
Kumagai A, Namba H, Saenko VA, Ashizawa K, Ohtsuru A, Ito M, Ishikawa N, Sugino K, Ito K, Jeremiah S, Thomas GA, Bogdanova TI, Tronko MD, Nagayasu T, Shibata Y, Yamashita S. 

Heterogeneity in the distribution of RET/PTC rearrangements within individual post-Chernobyl papillary thyroid carcinomas. 
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Sep;89(9):4272-9. 
Unger K, Zitzelsberger H, Salvatore G, Santoro M, Bogdanova T, Braselmann H, Kastner P, Zurnadzhy L, Tronko N, Hutzler P, Thomas G. 

BRAF mutations are not a major event in post-Chernobyl childhood thyroid carcinomas. 
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Sep;89(9):4267-71. 
Lima J, Trovisco V, Soares P, Maximo V, Magalhaes J, Salvatore G, Santoro M, Bogdanova T, Tronko M, Abrosimov A, Jeremiah S, Thomas G, Williams D, Sobrinho-Simoes M. 

Risk of thyroid cancer in the Bryansk Oblast of the Russian Federation after the Chernobyl Power Station accident. 
Radiat Res. 2004 Sep;162(3):241-8. 
Davis S, Stepanenko V, Rivkind N, Kopecky KJ, Voilleque P, Shakhtarin V, Parshkov E, Kulikov S, Lushnikov E, Abrosimov A, Troshin V, Romanova G, Doroschenko V, Proshin A, Tsyb A. 

Thyroid cancer has increased in the adult populations of countries moderately affected by Chernobyl fallout. 
Med Sci Monit. 2004 Jul;10(7):CR300-6. 
Murbeth S, Rousarova M, Scherb H, Lengfelder E. 

[Surgical treatment of sporadic and radiation-induced thyroid cancer in young patients] 
Vestn Khir Im I I Grek. 2004;163(2):75-8. 
Romanchishen AF, Cheren'ko SM, Gostimskii AV, Larin AS. 

The long-term management of nuclear emergencies: the principles.
Baverstock K, Cherp A, Gray P.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2004;109(1-2):3-5.

Thyroid cancer has increased in the adult populations of countries moderately affected by Chernobyl fallout.
Murbeth S, Rousarova M, Scherb H, Lengfelder E.
Med Sci Monit. 2004 Jul;10(7):CR300-6. Epub 2004 Jun 29.

Iodine toxicity and its amelioration. 
Baker DH. 
Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2004 Jun;229(6):473-8. 

Individual thyroid dose estimation for a case-control study of Chernobyl-related thyroid cancer among children of Belarus-part I: 131I, short-lived radioiodines (132I, 133I, 135I), and short-lived radiotelluriums (131MTe and 132Te). 
Gavrilin Y, Khrouch V, Shinkarev S, Drozdovitch V, Minenko V, Shemiakina E, Ulanovsky A, Bouville A, Anspaugh L, Voilleque P, Luckyanov N. 
Health Phys. 2004 Jun;86(6):565-85. 

Thyroid cancer incidence trends in Belarus: examining the impact of Chernobyl. 
Mahoney MC, Lawvere S, Falkner KL, Averkin YI, Ostapenko VA, Michalek AM, Moysich KB, McCarthy PL. 
Int J Epidemiol. 2004 May 27 [Epub ahead of print]

Thyroid carcinoma after Chernobyl latent period, morphology and aggressiveness. 
Williams ED, Abrosimov A, Bogdanova T, Demidchik EP, Ito M, LiVolsi V, Lushnikov E, Rosai J, Sidorov Y, Tronko MD, Tsyb AF, Vowler SL, Thomas GA. 
Br J Cancer. 2004 Jun 1;90(11):2219-24.

[In Process Citation] 
No authors listed 
Tsitol Genet. 2004 Jan-Feb;38(1):9-14. 

Dose response for T-cell receptor (TCR) mutants in patients repeatedly treated with 131I for thyroid cancer. 
Vershenya S, Biko J, Drozd V, Lorenz R, Reiners C, Hempel K. 
Mutat Res. 2004 Apr 14;548(1-2):27-33. 

A review of thyroid cancer with intermediate differentiation. 
Sywak M, Pasieka JL, Ogilvie T. 
J Surg Oncol. 2004 Apr 1;86(1):44-54. 

BRAF T1796A transversion mutation in various thyroid neoplasms. 
Xing M, Vasko V, Tallini G, Larin A, Wu G, Udelsman R, Ringel MD, Ladenson PW, Sidransky D. 
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Mar;89(3):1365-8. 

Estimating individual thyroid doses for a case-control study of childhood thyroid cancer in Bryansk Oblast, Russia. 
Stepanenko VF, Voilleque PG, Gavrilin YI, Khrouch VT, Shinkarev SM, Orlov MY, Kondrashov AE, Petin DV, Iaskova EK, Tsyb AF. 
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2004;108(2):143-60. 

A prospective study of thyroid nodular disease in children and adolescents in western Poland from 1996 to 2000 and the incidence of thyroid carcinoma relative to iodine deficiency and the Chernobyl disaster. 
Niedziela M, Korman E, Breborowicz D, Trejster E, Harasymczuk J, Warzywoda M, Rolski M, Breborowicz J. 
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2004 Jan;42(1):84-92. 

2003

Health effects of the Chernobyl accident: fears, rumours and the truth (small star, filled).
Rahu M. 
Eur J Cancer. 2003 Feb;39(3):295-9.

Chernobyl: an overlooked aspect?
Baverstock K, Williams D. 
Science. 2003 Jan 3;299(5603):44. No abstract available.

Thyroid cancer incidence among adolescents and adults in the Bryansk region of Russia following the Chernobyl accident.
Ivanov VK, Gorski AI, Maksioutov MA, Vlasov OK, Godko AM, Tsyb AF, Tirmarche M, Valenty M, Verger P. 
Health Phys. 2003 Jan;84(1):46-60.

Thyroid cancers in France and the Chernobyl accident: risk assessment and recommendations for improving epidemiological knowledge.
Verger P, Catelinois O, Tirmarche M, Cherie-Challine L, Pirard P, Colonna M, Hubert P.
Health Phys. 2003 Sep;85(3):323-9. 

Iodine deficiency, radiation dose, and the risk of thyroid cancer among children and adolescents in the Bryansk region of Russia following the Chernobyl power station accident.
Shakhtarin VV, Tsyb AF, Stepanenko VF, Orlov MY, Kopecky KJ, Davis S.
Int J Epidemiol. 2003 Aug;32(4):584-91.

Influence of iodine deficiency and iodine prophylaxis on thyroid cancer histotypes and incidence in endemic goiter area.
Huszno B, Szybinski Z, Przybylik-Mazurek E, Stachura J, Trofimiuk M, Buziak-Bereza M, Golkowski F, Pantoflinski J.
J Endocrinol Invest. 2003;26(2 Suppl):71-6. 

Incidence of thyroid cancer in the selected areas of iodine deficiency in Poland.
Szybinski Z, Huszno B, Zemla B, Bandurska-Stankiewicz E, Przybylik-Mazurek E, Nowak W, Cichon S, Buziak-Bereza M, Trofimiuk M, Szybinski P.
J Endocrinol Invest. 2003;26(2 Suppl):63-70. .

Chernobyl, 15 years later, correlation of clinical, epidemiological and molecular outcomes.
Williams ED.
Ann Endocrinol (Paris). 2003 Feb;64(1):72.

Chernobyl: facts and fiction.
Kasper K.
Health Phys. 2003 Apr;84(4):419-20.

Uncertainties in thyroid dose reconstruction after Chernobyl.
Likhtarev I, Minenko V, Khrouch V, Bouville A.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2003;105(1-4):601-8.

[FAS and FASL role in regulation of tumor-immune system interrelations in papillary thyroid carcinoma in children and adolescents].
Portianko AS, Cherstvoi ED.
Arkh Patol. 2003 Jul-Aug;65(4):18-21. 

[Regional differences of mortality from malignancies in Hungary].
Paldy A, Pinter A, Nador G, Vincze I, Malnasi T.
Orv Hetil. 2003 Jun 22;144(25):1227-33.

No evidence of radiation risk for thyroid gland among schoolchildren around Semipalatinsk Nuclear Testing Site.
Hamada A, Takamura N, Meirmanov S, Alipov G, Mine M, Ensebaev R, Sagandikova S, Ohashi T, Yamashita S.
Endocr J. 2003 Feb;50(1):85-9. 

[Incidence of post-Chernobyl leukemia and thyroid cancer in children and adolescents in the Briansk region: evaluation of radiation risks].
Ivanov VK, Gorskii AI, Tsyb AF, Khaut SE. 
Vopr Onkol. 2003;49(4):445-9. 

2002

Studies of cancer risk among chernobyl liquidators: materials and methods.
Kesniiniene A, Cardis E, Tenet V, Ivanov VK, Kurtinaitis J, Malakhova I, Stengrevics A, Tekkel M. 
J Radiol Prot. 2002 Sep;22(3A):A137-41.

Thyroid cancer in a child born after the Chernobyl disaster.
Marks S, Girgis R, Couch R. 
Lancet Oncol. 2002 Sep;3(9):527-8. No abstract available.

Non-medical exposure to radioiodines and thyroid cancer.
Hindie E, Leenhardt L, Vitaux F, Colas-Linhart N, Grosclaude P, Galle P, Aurengo A, Bok B. 
Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2002 Aug;29 Suppl 2:S497-512.

Differential mutation frequency in mitochondrial DNA from thyroid tumours.
Lohrer HD, Hieber L, Zitzelsberger H. 
Carcinogenesis 2002 Oct;23(10):1577-82 

Thyroid cancer incidence among liquidators of the Chernobyl accidentAbsence of dependence of radiation risks on external radiation dose.
Ivanov VK, Tsyb AF, Petrov AV, Maksioutov MA, Shilyaeva TP, Kochergina EV. 
Radiat Environ Biophys 2002 Sep;41(3):195-8 

External exposure of the population living in areas of Russia contaminated due to the Chernobyl accident.
Golikov VY, Balonov MI, Jacob P. 
Radiat Environ Biophys 2002 Sep;41(3):185-93 

Instrumental neutron activation analysis of minor and trace elements in food in the Russian region that suffered from the Chernobyl disaster.
Zaichick V. 
Food Nutr Bull 2002 Sep;23(3 Suppl):191-4 

Three somatic genetic biomarkers and covariates in radiation-exposed Russian cleanup workers of the chernobyl nuclear reactor 6-13 years after exposure.
Jones IM, Galick H, Kato P, Langlois RG, Mendelsohn ML, Murphy GA, Pleshanov P, Ramsey MJ, Thomas CB, Tucker JD, Tureva L, Vorobtsova I, Nelson DO. 
Radiat Res 2002 Oct;158(4):424-42 

RET expression in papillary thyroid cancer from patients irradiated in childhood for benign conditions.
Collins BJ, Chiappetta G, Schneider AB, Santoro M, Pentimalli F, Fogelfeld L, Gierlowski T, Shore-Freedman E, Jaffe G, Fusco A.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2002 Aug;87(8):3941-6.

Cancer after nuclear fallout: lessons from the Chernobyl accident.
Williams D.
Nat Rev Cancer. 2002 Jul;2(7):543-9. Review. No abstract available.

Chernobyl-related ionising radiation exposure and cancer risk: an epidemiological review.
Lancet Oncol. 2002 May;3(5):269-79. Review.
Moysich KB, Menezes RJ, Michalek AM.

Thyroid cancer 15 years after Chernobyl.
Lancet. 2002 Jun 1;359(9321):1947. No abstract available.
Michel LA, Donckier JE.

Thyroid cancer 15 years after Chernobyl.
Zelicoff AP, Pezzullo JC.
Lancet. 2002 Jun 1;359(9321):1946-7; discussion 1947. No abstract available.

15 years after the accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant
Buldakov LA, Gus'kova AK.
Radiats Biol Radioecol. 2002 Mar-Apr;42(2):228-33. Russian.

Health effects from fallout.
Gilbert ES, Land CE, Simon SL.
Health Phys. 2002 May;82(5):726-35. Review.

What epidemiologic surveillance after a radiation accident? Lessons from Chernobyl
Verger P, Hubert P, Bard D.
Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique. 2002 Jan;50(1):93-103. French. No abstract available.

Health effects of the Chernobyl disaster. Fifteen years afterwards
Zafra Anta MA, Amor Cabrera MA, Diaz Mier F, Camara Morano C.
An Esp Pediatr. 2002 Apr;56(4):324-33. Spanish.

Consequences of the Chernobyl accident are difficult to prove. Thyroid gland cancer among those who were exposed to radiation during childhood is the only disease evidently connected to the radiation so far
Sokolowski E.
Lakartidningen. 2002 Jan 31;99(5):418-20. Swedish. No abstract available.

2001

Iodine deficiency and thyroid neoplasms in the Krakow region
Huszno B, Szybinski Z, Trofimiuk M, Przybylik-Mazurek E, Buziak-Bereza M, Golkowski F, Pantoflinski J. 
Wiad Lek. 2001;54 Suppl 1:163-8. Polish.

Ionizing radiation as a risk factor for thyroid cancer in Krakow and Nowy Sacz regions
Szybinski Z, Olko P, Przybylik-Mazurek E, Burzynski M.
Wiad Lek. 2001;54 Suppl 1:151-6. Polish.

Incidence of thyroid cancer in children and adolescents in Bialorus after the Chernobyl catastrophe in 1986
Gembicki M.
Wiad Lek. 2001;54 Suppl 1:143-8. Polish.

Thyroid cancer morbidity in the Olsztyn region in 1993-1999
Bandurska-Stankiewicz E, Stankiewicz A, Shaffie D, Wadolowska L.
Wiad Lek. 2001;54 Suppl 1:136-42. Polish.

Epidemiology of thyroid cancer in Poland
Szybinski Z, Huszno B, Rachtan J, Przybylik-Mazurek E, Buziak-Bereza M, Trofimiuk M.
Wiad Lek. 2001;54 Suppl 1:106-16. Polish.

Thyroid cancer in children and adolescents--consequences in later life.
Wiersinga WM.
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2001;14 Suppl 5:1289-96; discussion 1297-8. Review.

Thyroid and Chernobyl
Wemeau JL, Caron P, Helal B, Balarac N, Leenhardt L, Malthiery Y, Misrahi M, Niccoli-Sire P, Orgiazzi J, Rousset B, Sadoul JL, Toubert ME.
Ann Endocrinol (Paris). 2001 Nov;62(5):435-6. French. No abstract available.

Epidemiological characteristics and I-131 scintigraphic of patients with papillary thyriod carcinoma with distant metastases
Hod N, Hagag P, Sandbank J, Horne T.
Harefuah. 2001 Dec;140(12):1134-8, 1232, 1231. Hebrew.

15 years after Chernobyl: new evidence of thyroid cancer.
Shibata Y, Yamashita S, Masyakin VB, Panasyuk GD, Nagataki S.
Lancet. 2001 Dec 8;358(9297):1965-6.

Health consequences of the Chernobyl accident
Sewerin I.
Ugeskr Laeger. 2001 Oct 22;163(43):5959-62. Review. Danish.

Dynamics of morbidity of the thyroid gland cancer. Evolution of views on its diagnosis and treatment (according to material of the clinic for 50 years)
Cheren'ko MP, Mamonov OV.
Klin Khir. 2001 Jun;(6):50-3. Ukrainian.

Radiogenic (Chernobyl) thyroid cancer
Abrosimov AIu, Lushnikov EF, Frank GA.
Arkh Patol. 2001 Jul-Aug;63(4):3-9. Review. Russian

The sievert: an enigmatic unit
Galle P.
Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand). 2001 May;47(3):565-7.

Microscopic distribution of iodine radioisotopes in the thyroid of the iodine deficient new-born rat: insight concerning the Chernobyl accident.
Hindie E, Petiet A, Bourahla K, Colas-Linhart N, Slodzian G, Dennebouy R, Galle P.
Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand). 2001 May;47(3):403-10.

Post-surgical ablation of thyroid residues with radioiodine in Ukrainian children and adolescents affected by post-Chernobyl differentiated thyroid cancer.
Oliynyk V, Epshtein O, Sovenko T, Tronko M, Elisei R, Pacini F, Pinchera A.
J Endocrinol Invest. 2001 Jun;24(6):445-7

Creation of a tumour bank for post Chernobyl thyroid cancer.
Thomas GA, Williams ED, Becker DV, Bogdanova TI, Demidchik EP, Lushnikov E, Nagataki S, Ostapenko V, Pinchera A, Souchkevitch G, Tronko MD, Tsyb AF, Tuttle M, Yamashita S.
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2001 Sep;55(3):423. No abstract available.

Instability of microsatellites in radiation-associated thyroid tumours with short latency periods.
Lohrer HD, Braselmann H, Richter HE, Jackl G, Herbeck J, Hieber L, Kellerer AM, Bauchinger M.
Int J Radiat Biol. 2001 Aug;77(8):891-9.

Lessons from Chernobyl.
Williams D.
BMJ. 2001 Sep 22;323(7314):643-4. No abstract available.

Chernobyl thyroid tumor tissue and nucleic acid bank.
Thomas GA, Williams ED.
Radiat Res. 2001 Sep;156(3):333. No abstract available.

RET/PTC rearrangements in thyroid nodules: studies in irradiated and not irradiated, malignant and benign thyroid lesions in children and adults.
Elisei R, Romei C, Vorontsova T, Cosci B, Veremeychik V, Kuchinskaya E, Basolo F, Demidchik EP, Miccoli P, Pinchera A, Pacini F.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2001 Jul;86(7):3211-6.

Iodine nutrition and the risk from radioactive iodine: a workshop report in the chernobyl long-term follow-up study.
Robbins J, Dunn JT, Bouville A, Kravchenko VI, Lubin J, Petrenko S, Sullivan KM, Vanmiddlesworth L, Wolff J.
Thyroid. 2001 May;11(5):487-91. Review.

Occurrence of thyroid papillary carcinoma in young patients. A Chernobyl connection?
Blackburn DJ, Michel LA, Rosiere A, Trigaux JP, Donckier JE.
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2001 May;14(5):503-6.

Gene rearrangements in radiation-induced thyroid carcinogenesis.
Rabes HM.
Med Pediatr Oncol. 2001 May;36(5):574-82.

Thyroid cancer in children and young adults in the North of England. Is increasing incidence related to the Chernobyl accident?
Cotterill SJ, Pearce MS, Parker L.
Eur J Cancer. 2001 May;37(8):1020-6.

Thyroid cancer following Chernobyl.
Stiller CA.
Eur J Cancer. 2001 May;37(8):945-7. No abstract available.

RET rearrangements in radiation-induced papillary thyroid carcinomas: high prevalence of topoisomerase I sites at breakpoints and microhomology-mediated end joining in ELE1 and RET chimeric genes.
Klugbauer S, Pfeiffer P, Gassenhuber H, Beimfohr C, Rabes HM.
Genomics. 2001 Apr 15;73(2):149-60.

Survival of children with thyroid cancer in Europe 1978--1989.
Storm HH, Plesko I.
Eur J Cancer. 2001 Apr;37(6):775-9.

DNA damage evaluated by alkaline single cell gel electrophoresis (SCGE) in children of Chernobyl, 10 years after the disaster.
Frenzilli G, Bosco E, Antonelli A, Panasiuk G, Barale R.
Mutat Res. 2001 Apr 5;491(1-2):139-49.

Radiation risk estimates in the beginning of the 21st century.
Cardis E, Richardson D, Kesminiene A.
Health Phys. 2001 Apr;80(4):349-61. Review.

How familial cancer genes and environmentally induced oncogenes have changed the endocrine landscape.
Asa SL.
Mod Pathol. 2001 Mar;14(3):246-53. Review.

Chernobyl thyroid tumor bank.
Thomas GA, Williams ED; Scientific Project Panel of the NISCTB. Newly Independent States Chernobyl Tissue Bank.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2001 Mar;86(3):1428. No abstract available.

International cooperation post-Chernobyl. Scientific Project Panel of the International Cooperation to Establish Post Chernobyl Thyroid Tissue, Nucleic Acid and Databanks.
Thomas GA, Williams ED.
Int J Radiat Biol. 2001 Feb;77(2):254. No abstract available.

2000

Thyroid cancer following exposure to radioactive iodine.
Robbins J, Schneider AB.
Rev Endocr Metab Disord. 2000 Apr;1(3):197-203. Review.

Differentiated thyroid carcinoma in childhood.
Dottorini ME.
Rays. 2000 Apr-Jun;25(2):245-55. Review.

Post-Chernobyl thyroid carcinoma in children.
Leenhardt L, Aurengo A.
Baillieres Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2000 Dec;14(4):667-77. Review.

Chernobyl tumor bank.
Thomas GA, Williams ED, Becker DV, Bogdanova TI, Demidchik EP, Lushnikov E, Nagataki S, Ostapenko V, Pinchera A, Souchkevitch G, Tronko MD, Tsyb AF, Tuttle M, Yamashita S.
Thyroid. 2000 Dec;10(12):1126-7. No abstract available.

Age and time patterns in thyroid cancer after the Chernobyl accidents in the Ukraine.
Heidenreich WF, Bogdanova TI, Jacob P, Biryukov AG, Tronko ND.
Radiat Res. 2000 Dec;154(6):731-2;discussion 734-5. No abstract available.

A novel type of RET rearrangement (PTC8) in childhood papillary thyroid carcinomas and characterization of the involved gene (RFG8).
Klugbauer S, Jauch A, Lengfelder E, Demidchik E, Rabes HM.
Cancer Res. 2000 Dec 15;60(24):7028-32.

Association between malignant tumors of the thyroid gland and exposure to environmental protective and risk factors.
Frentzel-Beyme R, Helmert U.
Rev Environ Health. 2000 Jul-Sep;15(3):337-58.

Thyroid cancer in children of Ukraine after the Chernobyl accident.
Rybakov SJ, Komissarenko IV, Tronko ND, Kvachenyuk AN, Bogdanova TI, Kovalenko AE, Bolgov MY.
World J Surg. 2000 Nov;24(11):1446-9.

Radiological consequences of Chernobyl accident: UN Scientific Committee on Effects of Atomic Radiation confirms earlier IAEA assessments.
Sci Total Environ. 2000 Aug 30;258(3):209. No abstract available.

ret/PtC1 and ret/PTC3r1 rearrangement in thyroid cancer cells, arising in residents of Belorus in the period after the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant
Pisarchik AV, Iarmolinskii DG, Demidchik IuE, Ermak GZ, Kartel' NA, Figge J.
Genetika. 2000 Jul;36(7):959-64. Russian.

The epidemiology and etiology of differentiated thyroid carcinoma.
Busnardo B, De Vido D.
Biomed Pharmacother. 2000 Jul;54(6):322-6. Review.

Analysis of thyroid cancer data from the Ukraine after 'Chernobyl' using a two-mutation carcinogenesis model.
Leenhouts HP, Brugmans MJ, Chadwick KH.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 2000 Jun;39(2):89-98.

New breakpoints in both the H4 and RET genes create a variant of PTC-1 in a post-Chernobyl papillary thyroid carcinoma.
Elisei R, Romei C, Soldatenko PP, Cosci B, Vorontsova T, Vivaldi A, Basolo F, Cherstvoy ED, Pinchera A, Pacini F.
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2000 Jul;53(1):131-6.

Thyroid dosimetry in Europe following the Chernobyl accident.
O'Hare NJ, Murphy D, Malone JF.
Br J Radiol. 2000 Jun;73(870):636-40.

Living with rattlesnakes: Chernobyl and Dounreay.
Roff SR.
Med Confl Surviv. 2000 Apr-Jun;16(2):216-30.

Radiation-induced thyroid cancers
Bounacer A, Schlumberger M, Caillou B, Sarasin A, Suarez HG.
Ann Endocrinol (Paris). 2000 May;61(2):113-8. Review. French.

Unusual complication of total thyroidectomy: arteriovenous fistula.
Jensovsky J, Markova H, Bohutova J.
Thyroid. 2000 Apr;10(4):359-61.

Thyroid cancer risk in Belarus after the Chernobyl accident: comparison with external exposures.
Jacob P, Kenigsberg Y, Goulko G, Buglova E, Gering F, Golovneva A, Kruk J, Demidchik EP.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 2000 Mar;39(1):25-31.

The Chernobyl accident and its consequences: update at the millennium.
Tuttle RM, Becker DV.
Semin Nucl Med. 2000 Apr;30(2):133-40. Review.

Pattern of radiation-induced RET and NTRK1 rearrangements in 191 post-chernobyl papillary thyroid carcinomas: biological, phenotypic, and clinical implications.
Rabes HM, Demidchik EP, Sidorow JD, Lengfelder E, Beimfohr C, Hoelzel D, Klugbauer S.
Clin Cancer Res. 2000 Mar;6(3):1093-103.

Inverse association between age at the time of radiation exposure and extent of disease in cases of radiation-induced childhood thyroid carcinoma in Belarus.
Farahati J, Demidchik EP, Biko J, Reiners C.
Cancer. 2000 Mar 15;88(6):1470-6.

Molecular alterations involving p53 codons 167 and 183 in papillary thyroid carcinomas from chernobyl-contaminated regions of belarus.
Pisarchik AV, Ermak G, Kartel NA, Figge J.
Thyroid. 2000 Jan;10(1):25-30.

Preferential induction of RET/PTC1 rearrangement by X-ray irradiation.
Mizuno T, Iwamoto KS, Kyoizumi S, Nagamura H, Shinohara T, Koyama K, Seyama T, Hamatani K.
Oncogene. 2000 Jan 20;19(3):438-43.

Gene rearrangement and Chernobyl related thyroid cancers.
Santoro M, Thomas GA, Vecchio G, Williams GH, Fusco A, Chiappetta G, Pozcharskaya V, Bogdanova TI, Demidchik EP, Cherstvoy ED, Voscoboinik L, Tronko ND, Carss A, Bunnell H, Tonnachera M, Parma J, Dumont JE, Keller G, Hofler H, Williams ED.
Br J Cancer. 2000 Jan;82(2):315-22.

Age-dependent thyroid absorbed doses for radiobiologically significant radioisotopes of iodine.
Zanzonico PB.
Health Phys. 2000 Jan;78(1):60-7.

1999

Teratogen update: radiation and Chernobyl.
Castronovo FP Jr.
Teratology. 1999 Aug;60(2):100-6.

Assessment of the influence of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on incidence of thyroid diseases among children in Poland. Preliminary results
Szymborska M.
Med Wieku Rozwoj. 1999 Oct-Dec;3(4):561-72. Polish.

Chernobyl 13 years after: consequences for protection of populations
Schlumberger M, Metivier H, Pacini F.
Rev Prat. 1999 Sep 15;49(14):1489-91. French. No abstract available.

Selective cytotoxic activity of a novel ribonucleoside diphosphate reductase inhibitor MDL-101,731 against thyroid cancer in vitro.
Kotchetkov R, Krivtchik AA, Cinatl J, Kornhuber B, Cinatl J Jr.
Folia Biol (Praha). 1999;45(5):185-91.

Two cases of thyroid cancer in a small workforce.
MacCarthy JP.
Occup Med (Lond). 1999 Sep;49(7):462-4.

Chromosome aberrations in lymphocytes and clastogenic factors in plasma detected in Belarus children 10 years after Chernobyl accident.
Gemignani F, Ballardin M, Maggiani F, Rossi AM, Antonelli A, Barale R.
Mutat Res. 1999 Dec 13;446(2):245-53.

From Chernobyl to Morsleben--a public health observation
Thriene B.
Gesundheitswesen. 1999 Nov;61(11):578-83. German.

Thyroid consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear accident.
Pacini F, Vorontsova T, Molinaro E, Shavrova E, Agate L, Kuchinskaya E, Elisei R, Demidchik EP, Pinchera A.
Acta Paediatr Suppl. 1999 Dec;88(433):23-7.

Dynamics of thyroid cancer incidence in Russia following the Chernobyl accident.
Ivanov VK, Gorsky AI, Tsyb AF, Maksyutov MA, Rastopchin EM.
J Radiol Prot. 1999 Dec;19(4):305-18.

Microsatellite instability and loss of heterozygosity in radiation-associated thyroid carcinomas of Belarussian children and adults.
Richter HE, Lohrer HD, Hieber L, Kellerer AM, Lengfelder E, Bauchinger M.
Carcinogenesis. 1999 Dec;20(12):2247-52.

Thyroid carcinoma in children and adolescents in Ukraine after the Chernobyl nuclear accident: statistical data and clinicomorphologic characteristics.
Tronko MD, Bogdanova TI, Komissarenko IV, Epstein OV, Oliynyk V, Kovalenko A, Likhtarev IA, Kairo I, Peters SB, LiVolsi VA.
Cancer. 1999 Jul 1;86(1):149-56.

NTRK1 re-arrangement in papillary thyroid carcinomas of children after the Chernobyl reactor accident.
Beimfohr C, Klugbauer S, Demidchik EP, Lengfelder E, Rabes HM.
Int J Cancer. 1999 Mar 15;80(6):842-7.

Distinct frequency of ret rearrangements in papillary thyroid carcinomas of children and adults from Belarus.
Smida J, Salassidis K, Hieber L, Zitzelsberger H, Kellerer AM, Demidchik EP, Negele T, Spelsberg F, Lengfelder E, Werner M, Bauchinger M.
Int J Cancer. 1999 Jan 5;80(1):32-8.

Chromosomal breakpoint positions suggest a direct role for radiation in inducing illegitimate recombination between the ELE1 and RET genes in radiation-induced thyroid carcinomas.
Nikiforov YE, Koshoffer A, Nikiforova M, Stringer J, Fagin JA.
Oncogene. 1999 Nov 4;18(46):6330-4.

High prevalence of RET/PTC rearrangements in Ukrainian and Belarussian post-Chernobyl thyroid papillary carcinomas: a strong correlation between RET/PTC3 and the solid-follicular variant.
Thomas GA, Bunnell H, Cook HA, Williams ED, Nerovnya A, Cherstvoy ED, Tronko ND, Bogdanova TI, Chiappetta G, Viglietto G, Pentimalli F, Salvatore G, Fusco A, Santoro M, Vecchio G.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1999 Nov;84(11):4232-8.

Environmental radioactivity, population exposure and related health risks in the east Baltic region.
Balonov MI, Krisyuk EM, Ramel C.
Scand J Work Environ Health. 1999;25 Suppl 3:17-32. Review.

Satellite communication and medical assistance for thyroid disease diagnosis from Nagasaki to Chernobyl.
Yamashita S, Shibata Y, Takamura N, Ashizawa K, Sera N, Eguchi K.
Thyroid. 1999 Sep;9(9):969. No abstract available.

A progress report of the Marshall Islands nationwide thyroid study: an international cooperative scientific study.
Takahashi T, Simon SL, Trott KR, Fujimori K, Nakashima N, Arisawa K, Schoemaker MJ.
Tohoku J Exp Med. 1999 Apr;187(4):363-75.

FISH analysis of 1cen-1q12 breakage, chromosome 1 numerical abnormalities and centromeric content of micronuclei in buccal cells from thyroid cancer and hyperthyroidism patients treated with radioactive iodine.
Ramirez MJ, Surralles J, Galofre P, Creus A, Marcos R.
Mutagenesis. 1999 Jan;14(1):121-7.

The transcription coactivator HTIF1 and a related protein are fused to the RET receptor tyrosine kinase in childhood papillary thyroid carcinomas.
Klugbauer S, Rabes HM.
Oncogene. 1999 Jul 29;18(30):4388-93.

Childhood exposure due to the Chernobyl accident and thyroid cancer risk in contaminated areas of Belarus and Russia.
Jacob P, Kenigsberg Y, Zvonova I, Goulko G, Buglova E, Heidenreich WF, Golovneva A, Bratilova AA, Drozdovitch V, Kruk J, Pochtennaja GT, Balonov M, Demidchik EP, Paretzke HG.
Br J Cancer. 1999 Jul;80(9):1461-9.

Expression of wild-type ret, ret/PTC and ret/PTC variants in papillary thyroid carcinoma in Germany.
Mayr B, Potter E, Goretzki P, Ruschoff J, Dietmaier W, Hoang-Vu C, Dralle H, Brabant G.
Langenbecks Arch Surg. 1999 Feb;384(1):54-9.

p53 mutations and codon 213 polymorphism of p53 in lung cancers of former uranium miners.
Popp W, Vahrenholz C, Schuster H, Wiesner B, Bauer P, Tauscher F, Plogmann H, Morgenroth K, Konietzko N, Norpoth K.
J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 1999;125(5):309-12.

Pathomorphology of thyroid gland lesions associated with radiation exposure: the Chernobyl experience and review of the literature.
Nikiforov YE, Gnepp DR.
Adv Anat Pathol. 1999 Mar;6(2):78-91. Review.

Time trends of thyroid cancer incidence in Belarus after the Chernobyl accident.
Heidenreich WF, Kenigsberg J, Jacob P, Buglova E, Goulko G, Paretzke HG, Demidchik EP, Golovneva A.
Radiat Res. 1999 May;151(5):617-25.

Irradiation and second cancers. The thyroid as a case in point.
Schlumberger M, Cailleux AF, Suarez HG, de Vathaire F.
C R Acad Sci III. 1999 Feb-Mar;322(2-3):205-13.

Mechanisms of mutagenesis in mammalian cells. Application to human thyroid tumours.
Sarasin A, Bounacer A, Lepage F, Schlumberger M, Suarez HG.
C R Acad Sci III. 1999 Feb-Mar;322(2-3):143-9. Review.

Micronucleus frequency in Gomel (Belarus) children affected and not affected by thyroid cancer.
Zotti-Martelli L, Migliore L, Panasiuk G, Barale R.
Mutat Res. 1999 Mar 15;440(1):35-43.

Cytogenetic changes in radiation-induced tumors of the thyroid.
Zitzelsberger H, Lehmann L, Hieber L, Weier HU, Janish C, Fung J, Negele T, Spelsberg F, Lengfelder E, Demidchik EP, Salassidis K, Kellerer AM, Werner M, Bauchinger M.
Cancer Res. 1999 Jan 1;59(1):135-40.

1998

Molecular genetics of childhood papillary thyroid carcinomas after irradiation: high prevalence of RET rearrangement.
Rabes HM, Klugbauer S.
Recent Results Cancer Res. 1998;154:248-64. Review.

Low prevalence of the ret/PTC3r1 rearrangement in a series of papillary thyroid carcinomas presenting in Belarus ten years post-Chernobyl.
Pisarchik AV, Ermak G, Demidchik EP, Mikhalevich LS, Kartel NA, Figge J.
Thyroid. 1998 Nov;8(11):1003-8. Review.

Thyroid cancer since the Chernobyl accident: a hypothesis.
Kakaviatos N, Zografos GN, Mandrekas D, Macheras A, Sechas M.
Eur J Surg. 1998 Oct;164(10):795-6. No abstract available.

A database for thyroid diseases: evaluation with special reference to potential consequences of a nuclear power plant accident
Rabenhorst G, Tsokos M, Freitag F, Wienegge C.
Pathologe. 1998 Sep;19(5):361-7. German.

Prevalence of minisatellite and microsatellite instability in radiation-induced post-Chernobyl pediatric thyroid carcinomas.
Nikiforov YE, Nikiforova M, Fagin JA.
Oncogene. 1998 Oct 15;17(15):1983-8.

Radiation-associated thyroid cancer--facts and fiction.
Hall P, Holm LE.
Acta Oncol. 1998;37(4):325-30. Review.

Management of 29 children with thyroid cancer following the Chernobyl accident
Aurengo A, Delbot T, Leenhardt L, Franc B, Epstein O, Simonet ML, Moutet A.
Bull Acad Natl Med. 1998;182(5):955-76; discussion 976-9. Review. French.

Cytogenetic damage in lymphocytes of healthy and thyroid tumor-affected children from the Gomel region (Belarus).
Roberto B, Gemignani F, Morizzo C, Lori A, Rossi A, Antonelli A, Di Pretoro G, Panasiuk G, Ballardin M.
Mutat Res. 1998 Aug 31;405(1):89-95.

Chernobyl-related thyroid cancer in children of Belarus: a case-control study.
Astakhova LN, Anspaugh LR, Beebe GW, Bouville A, Drozdovitch VV, Garber V, Gavrilin YI, Khrouch VT, Kuvshinnikov AV, Kuzmenkov YN, Minenko VP, Moschik KV, Nalivko AS, Robbins J, Shemiakina EV, Shinkarev S, Tochitskaya SI, Waclawiw MA.
Radiat Res. 1998 Sep;150(3):349-56.

Comet assay on children's leukocytes 8 years after the Chernobyl disaster.
Frenzilli G, Lori A, Panasiuk G, Ferdeghini M, Barale R.
Mutat Res. 1998 Jul 8;415(1-2):151-8.

Childhood thyroid cancer: comparison of Japan and Belarus.
Shirahige Y, Ito M, Ashizawa K, Motomura T, Yokoyama N, Namba H, Fukata S, Yokozawa T, Ishikawa N, Mimura T, Yamashita S, Sekine I, Kuma K, Ito K, Nagataki S.
Endocr J. 1998 Apr;45(2):203-9.

Thyroid palpation versus high-resolution thyroid ultrasonography in the detection of nodules.
Wiest PW, Hartshorne MF, Inskip PD, Crooks LA, Vela BS, Telepak RJ, Williamson MR, Blumhardt R, Bauman JM, Tekkel M.
J Ultrasound Med. 1998 Aug;17(8):487-96.

ret rearrangements in Japanese pediatric and adult papillary thyroid cancers.
Motomura T, Nikiforov YE, Namba H, Ashizawa K, Nagataki S, Yamashita S, Fagin JA.
Thyroid. 1998 Jun;8(6):485-9.

General trends in the pathomorphosis of surgical diseases of the thyroid after the Chernobyl catastrophe
Gul'chii NV, Avetis'ian IL, Stepanenko AP, Demidiuk AP, Stashuk AV, Tsymbaliuk SN.
Lik Sprava. 1998 Jan-Feb;(1):27-31. Russian.

Health consequences of Chernobyl and other radiation accidents. Report on the European Union Cluster Contractors' workshop (San Miniato, Italy, 17-22 June 1997).
Karaoglou A, Chadwick KH.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 1998 Apr;37(1):1-9.

RET/NTRK1 rearrangements in thyroid gland tumors of the papillary carcinoma family: correlation with clinicopathological features.
Bongarzone I, Vigneri P, Mariani L, Collini P, Pilotti S, Pierotti MA.
Clin Cancer Res. 1998 Jan;4(1):223-8.

Changes in the epidemiological parameters of radiation-induced illnesses in East Hungary 10 years after Chernobyl
Lukacs GL, Szakall S, Kozma I, Gyory F, Balazs G.
Langenbecks Arch Chir Suppl Kongressbd. 1997;114:375-7. German.

Chernobyl and public health.
Baverstock K.
BMJ. 1998 Mar 28;316(7136):952-3. No abstract available.

Absence of RAS and p53 mutations in thyroid carcinomas of children after Chernobyl in contrast to adult thyroid tumours.
Suchy B, Waldmann V, Klugbauer S, Rabes HM.
Br J Cancer. 1998 Mar;77(6):952-5.

Thyroid dose and thyroid cancer incidence after the Chernobyl accident: assessments for the Zhytomyr region (Ukraine).
Goulko GM, Chepurny NI, Jacob P, Kairo IA, Likhtarev IA, Prohl G, Sobolev BG.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 1998 Feb;36(4):261-73.

The ret/PTC1 rearrangement is a common feature of Chernobyl-associated papillary thyroid carcinomas from Belarus.
Pisarchik AV, Ermak G, Fomicheva V, Kartel NA, Figge J.
Thyroid. 1998 Feb;8(2):133-9.

Cause of childhood thyroid cancer after the Chernobyl accident.
Nagataki S, Ashizawa K, Yamashita S.
Thyroid. 1998 Feb;8(2):115-7. No abstract available.

Molecular analysis of new subtypes of ELE/RET rearrangements, their reciprocal transcripts and breakpoints in papillary thyroid carcinomas of children after Chernobyl.
Klugbauer S, Demidchik EP, Lengfelder E, Rabes HM.
Oncogene. 1998 Feb 5;16(5):671-5.

Detection of a novel type of RET rearrangement (PTC5) in thyroid carcinomas after Chernobyl and analysis of the involved RET-fused gene RFG5.
Klugbauer S, Demidchik EP, Lengfelder E, Rabes HM.
Cancer Res. 1998 Jan 15;58(2):198-203.

Completion total thyroidectomy in children with thyroid cancer secondary to the Chernobyl accident.
Miccoli P, Antonelli A, Spinelli C, Ferdeghini M, Fallahi P, Baschieri L.
Arch Surg. 1998 Jan;133(1):89-93.

1997

Occupational and environmental radiation and cancer.
Boice JD Jr, Lubin JH.
Cancer Causes Control. 1997 May;8(3):309-22. Review.

Radiation risk estimates for leukemia and thyroid cancer among Russian emergency workers at Chernobyl.
Boice JD Jr, Holm LE.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 1997 Sep;36(3):213-4. No abstract available.

Fitness loss and germline mutations in barn swallows breeding in Chernobyl.
Ellegren H, Lindgren G, Primmer CR, Moller AP.
Nature. 1997 Oct 9;389(6651):593-6.

Thyroid nodularity and cancer among Chernobyl cleanup workers from Estonia.
Inskip PD, Hartshorne MF, Tekkel M, Rahu M, Veidebaum T, Auvinen A, Crooks LA, Littlefield LG, McFee AF, Salomaa S, Makinen S, Tucker JD, Sorensen KJ, Bigbee WL, Boice JD Jr.
Radiat Res. 1997 Feb;147(2):225-35.

Thyroid cancer among "liquidators" of the Chernobyl accident.
Ivanov VK, Tsyb AF, Gorsky AI, Maksyutov MA, Rastopchin EM, Konogorov AP, Biryukov AP, Matyash VA, Mould RF.
Br J Radiol. 1997 Sep;70(837):937-41.

Radiation-induced thyroid carcinomas in children: high prevalence of RET rearrangement
Rabes HM, Klugbauer S.
Verh Dtsch Ges Pathol. 1997;81:139-44. German.

Some causes of uncertainties of forecasts about incidence of thyroid cancer in children who have been exposed to consequences of Chernobyl accident (concerning A.F. Malenchenko's article "Role of of ecological factors in the pathogenesis of thyroid cancer in regions of Byelarus exposed during the Chernobyl AES accident")
Poverennyi AM.
Radiats Biol Radioecol. 1997 Nov-Dec;37(6):890-1. Russian. No abstract available.

Role of ecological factors in the pathogenesis of thyroid cancer in regions of Byelarus exposed during the Chernobyl AES accident
Malenchenko AF.
Radiats Biol Radioecol. 1997 Nov-Dec;37(6):882-9. Russian.

Carcinoma of the thyroid in children--a review.
Feinmesser R, Lubin E, Segal K, Noyek A.
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 1997 Nov-Dec;10(6):561-8. Review.

Summation of the International Conference on Radiation and Health: radiobiology viewpoint.
Riklis E.
Environ Health Perspect. 1997 Dec;105 Suppl 6:1609-10.

Incidence of childhood disease in Belarus associated with the Chernobyl accident.
Lomat L, Galburt G, Quastel MR, Polyakov S, Okeanov A, Rozin S.
Environ Health Perspect. 1997 Dec;105 Suppl 6:1529-32.

Lessons learned from the study of immigrants to Israel from areas of Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine contaminated by the Chernobyl accident.
Quastel MR, Goldsmith JR, Cwikel J, Merkin L, Wishkerman VY, Poljak S, Abdelgani A, Kordysh E, Douvdevani A, Levy J, Gorodisher R, Barki Y, Emerit I, Kramer G.
Environ Health Perspect. 1997 Dec;105 Suppl 6:1523-7.

Additional thyroid dose factor from transportation sources in Russia after the Chernobyl disaster.
Parshkov EM, Chebotareva IV, Sokolov VA, Dallas CE.
Environ Health Perspect. 1997 Dec;105 Suppl 6:1491-6.

Iodine deficiency in Belarusian children as a possible factor stimulating the irradiation of the thyroid gland during the Chernobyl catastrophe.
Gembicki M, Stozharov AN, Arinchin AN, Moschik KV, Petrenko S, Khmara IM, Baverstock KF.
Environ Health Perspect. 1997 Dec;105 Suppl 6:1487-90. Review.

Chernobyl-related thyroid cancer: what evidence for role of short-lived iodines?
Bleuer JP, Averkin YI, Abelin T.
Environ Health Perspect. 1997 Dec;105 Suppl 6:1483-6.

The Russian radiation legacy: its integrated impact and lessons.
Goldman M.
Environ Health Perspect. 1997 Dec;105 Suppl 6:1385-91. Review.

Oncogenic rearrangements of the ret proto-oncogene in thyroid tumors induced after exposure to ionizing radiation.
Bounacer A, Wicker R, Schlumberger M, Sarasin A, Suarez HG.
Biochimie. 1997 Oct;79(9-10):619-23.

Thyroid cancer following the Chernobyl disaster
Harel G.
Harefuah. 1997 Sep;133(5-6):222-4. Review. Hebrew. No abstract available.

Chernobyl accident and occurrence of thyroid neoplasms
Nagataki S, Ashizawa K.
Nippon Naika Gakkai Zasshi. 1997 Jul 10;86(7):1215-21. Review. Japanese. No abstract available.

Thyroid neoplasms in some regions of Russia after radiation accident in Chernobyl
Lushnikov EF, Frank GA, Abrosimov AIu, Remennik LV.
Arkh Patol. 1997 Sep-Oct;59(5):45-50. Russian.

Radioactive iodine induces clastogenic and age-dependent aneugenic effects in lymphocytes of thyroid cancer patients as revealed by interphase FISH.
Ramirez MJ, Surralles J, Galofre P, Creus A, Marcos R.
Mutagenesis. 1997 Nov;12(6):449-55.

Thyroid cancer incidence in the Ukraine after the Chernobyl accident: comparison with spontaneous incidences.
Sobolev B, Heidenreich WF, Kairo I, Jacob P, Goulko G, Likhtarev I.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 1997 Sep;36(3):195-9.

Cancer risks in the Kaluga oblast of the Russian Federation 10 years after the Chernobyl accident.
Ivanov VK, Tsyb AF, Nilova EV, Efendiev VF, Gorsky AI, Pitkevich VA, Leshakov S Y, Shiryaev VI.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 1997 Sep;36(3):161-7.

Chernobyl "liquidators" show increased risk of suicide, not cancer.
Vanchieri C.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 1997 Dec 3;89(23):1750-2. No abstract available.

The epidemiological situation of thyroid cancer in Belarus.
Bleuer JP, Averkin YI, Okeanov AE, Abelin T.
Stem Cells. 1997;15 Suppl 2:251-4.

Epidemiology of childhood cancer in Belarus: review of data 1978-1994, and discussion of the new Belarusian Childhood Cancer Registry.
van Hoff J, Averkin YI, Hilchenko EI, Prudyvus IS.
Stem Cells. 1997;15 Suppl 2:231-41. Review.

Design and analysis of epidemiological studies of excess cancer among children exposed to Chernobyl radionuclides.
Peterson LE, Dreyer ZE, Plon SE, Smith JL, Weinberg AD, McCarthy PL.
Stem Cells. 1997;15 Suppl 2:211-30.

Overview of 1993 research activities in Belarus related to the Chernobyl accident.
Krissenko N.
Stem Cells. 1997;15 Suppl 2:207-10. Review.

An epidemiological overview of Chernobyl-related research.
Schull WJ.
Stem Cells. 1997;15 Suppl 2:205-6. Review. No abstract available.

Emerging technological bases for retrospective dosimetry.
Straume T, Anspaugh LR, Haskell EH, Lucas JN, Marchetti AA, Likhtarev IA, Chumak VV, Romanyukha AA, Khrouch VT, Gavrilin YuI, Minenko VF.
Stem Cells. 1997;15 Suppl 2:183-93. Review.

Practical and theoretical issues in 1993 concerning radiation effects on the growth of normal and neoplastic hematopoietic cells.
Dainiak N.
Stem Cells. 1997;15 Suppl 2:75-85. Review.

Post-Chernobyl thyroid carcinoma in Belarus children and adolescents: comparison with naturally occurring thyroid carcinoma in Italy and France.
Pacini F, Vorontsova T, Demidchik EP, Molinaro E, Agate L, Romei C, Shavrova E, Cherstvoy ED, Ivashkevitch Y, Kuchinskaya E, Schlumberger M, Ronga G, Filesi M, Pinchera A.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1997 Nov;82(11):3563-9.

Changes in the repair capacity of blood cells as a biomarker for chronic low-dose exposure to ionizing radiation.
Plappert UG, Stocker B, Fender H, Fliedner TM.
Environ Mol Mutagen. 1997;30(2):153-60.

High prevalence of activating ret proto-oncogene rearrangements, in thyroid tumors from patients who had received external radiation.
Bounacer A, Wicker R, Caillou B, Cailleux AF, Sarasin A, Schlumberger M, Suarez HG.
Oncogene. 1997 Sep;15(11):1263-73.

Cytologic characteristics of pediatric thyroid carcinoma around Chernobyl, Republic of Belarus.
Ito M, Sekine I, Ashizawa K, Nishikawa T, Nagataki S, Yamashita S, Kotova L, Panasyuk GD.
Acta Cytol. 1997 Sep-Oct;41(5):1642-4. No abstract available.

Thyroid neoplasia in children.
Zimmerman D.
Curr Opin Pediatr. 1997 Aug;9(4):413-8. Review.

Absence of G(s)alpha gene mutations in childhood thyroid tumors after Chernobyl in contrast to sporadic adult thyroid neoplasia.
Waldmann V, Rabes HM.
Cancer Res. 1997 Jun 15;57(12):2358-61.

Comparison of the breakpoint regions of ELE1 and RET genes involved in the generation of RET/PTC3 oncogene in sporadic and in radiation-associated papillary thyroid carcinomas.
Bongarzone I, Butti MG, Fugazzola L, Pacini F, Pinchera A, Vorontsova TV, Demidchik EP, Pierotti MA.
Genomics. 1997 Jun 1;42(2):252-9.

Thyroid cancer and the Chernobyl accident. Are long-term and long distance side effects of fall-out radiation greater than estimated?
Cetta F, Montalto G, Petracci M, Fusco A.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1997 Jun;82(6):2015-7. No abstract available.

Distinct pattern of ret oncogene rearrangements in morphological variants of radiation-induced and sporadic thyroid papillary carcinomas in children.
Nikiforov YE, Rowland JM, Bove KE, Monforte-Munoz H, Fagin JA.
Cancer Res. 1997 May 1;57(9):1690-4.

Potassium iodide for thyroid blockade in a reactor accident: administrative policies that govern its use.
Becker DV, Zanzonico P.
Thyroid. 1997 Apr;7(2):193-7. Review.

Lessons from Chernobyl: the event, the aftermath fallout: radioactive, political, social.
Robbins J.
Thyroid. 1997 Apr;7(2):189-92. Review.

The role of the ret proto-oncogene in human disease.
Takahashi M.
Nagoya J Med Sci. 1997 Mar;60(1-2):23-30. Review.

Leukaemia and thyroid cancer in emergency workers of the Chernobyl accident: estimation of radiation risks (1986-1995).
Ivanov VK, Tsyb AF, Gorsky AI, Maksyutov MA, Rastopchin EM, Konogorov AP, Korelo AM, Biryukov AP, Matyash VA.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 1997 Feb;36(1):9-16.

Childhood cancer 10 years after the Chernobyl accident.
Schwenn MR, Brill AB.
Curr Opin Pediatr. 1997 Feb;9(1):51-4. Review.

The sequelae and problems of the Chernobyl catastrophe
Tsyb AF, Ivanov VK.
Voen Med Zh. 1997 Jan;318(1):34-7. Russian. No abstract available

Oncoepidemiologic situation in the Kaluga region of the Russian Federation ten years after the Chernobyl accident
Ivanov VK, Nilova EV, Efendiev VA, Gorskii AI, Pishkevich VA, Leshakov SI, Shiriaev VI.
Vopr Onkol. 1997;43(2):143-50. Russian.

1996

Cancer consequences of the Chernobyl accident in Europe outside the former USSR: a review.
Sali D, Cardis E, Sztanyik L, Auvinen A, Bairakova A, Dontas N, Grosche B, Kerekes A, Kusic Z, Kusoglu C, Lechpammer S, Lyra M, Michaelis J, Petridou E, Szybinski Z, Tominaga S, Tulbure R, Turnbull A, Valerianova Z.
Int J Cancer. 1996 Jul 29;67(3):343-52. Review.

Histopathological characteristics of childhood thyroid cancer in Gomel, Belarus.
Ito M, Yamashita S, Ashizawa K, Hara T, Namba H, Hoshi M, Shibata Y, Sekine I, Kotova L, Panasyuk G, Demidchick EP, Nagataki S.
Int J Cancer. 1996 Jan 3;65(1):29-33.

Thyroid ultrasound findings 7 years after the Chernobyl accident. A comparative epidemiological study in the Bryansk region of Russia.
Kumpusalo L, Kumpusalo E, Soimakallio S, Salomaa S, Paile W, Kolmakow S, Zhukowsky G, Ilchenko I, Nissinen A.
Acta Radiol. 1996 Nov;37(6):904-9.

Chromosome translocations in thyroid tissues from Belarussian children exposed to radioiodine from the Chernobyl accident, measured by FISH-painting.
Lehmann L, Zitzelsberger H, Kellerer AM, Braselmann H, Kulka U, Georgiadou-Schumacher V, Negele T, Spelsberg F, Demidchik E, Lengfelder E, Bauchinger M.
Int J Radiat Biol. 1996 Nov;70(5):513-6.

One decade after Chernobyl: summing up the consequences.
Kaul A, Landfermann H, Thieme M.
Health Phys. 1996 Nov;71(5):634-40. No abstract available.

Fibrosarcoma of the thyroid in a man exposed to fallout from the Chernobyl accident.
Sichel JY, Wygoda M, Dano I, Osin P, Elidan J.
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1996 Oct;105(10):832-4.

A new form of RET rearrangement in thyroid carcinomas of children after the Chernobyl reactor accident.
Klugbauer S, Lengfelder E, Demidchik EP, Rabes HM.
Oncogene. 1996 Sep 5;13(5):1099-1102.

Molecular and biochemical analysis of RET/PTC4, a novel oncogenic rearrangement between RET and ELE1 genes, in a post-Chernobyl papillary thyroid cancer.
Fugazzola L, Pierotti MA, Vigano E, Pacini F, Vorontsova TV, Bongarzone I.
Oncogene. 1996 Sep 5;13(5):1093-7.

Epidemiologic and clinical evaluation of thyroid cancer in children from the Gomel region (Belarus).
Antonelli A, Miccoli P, Derzhitski VE, Panasiuk G, Solovieva N, Baschieri L.
World J Surg. 1996 Sep;20(7):867-71.

Prevalence of mutations of ras and p53 in benign and malignant thyroid tumors from children exposed to radiation after the Chernobyl nuclear accident.
Nikiforov YE, Nikiforova MN, Gnepp DR, Fagin JA.
Oncogene. 1996 Aug 15;13(4):687-93.

The probable sequelae of thyroid damage from radioactive iodine during the Chernobyl accident
Poverennyi AM, Shinkarkina AP, Vinogradova IuE, Beziaeva GP, Podgorodnichenko VK, Tsyb AF.
Radiats Biol Radioecol. 1996 Jul-Aug;36(4):632-40. Russian.

Cancer risk estimation in Belarussian children due to thyroid irradiation as a consequence of the Chernobyl nuclear accident.
Buglova EE, Kenigsberg JE, Sergeeva NV.
Health Phys. 1996 Jul;71(1):45-9.

Estimation of 131I thyroid doses for the evacuees from Pripjat.
Goulko GM, Chumak VV, Chepurny NI, Henrichs K, Jacob P, Kairo IA, Likhtarev IA, Repin VS, Sobolev BG, Voigt G.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 1996 May;35(2):81-7.

Age-related activation of the tyrosine kinase receptor protooncogenes RET and NTRK1 in papillary thyroid carcinoma.
Bongarzone I, Fugazzola L, Vigneri P, Mariani L, Mondellini P, Pacini F, Basolo F, Pinchera A, Pilotti S, Pierotti MA.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1996 May;81(5):2006-9.

Chernobyl 10 years on.
Henshaw DL.
BMJ. 1996 Apr 27;312(7038):1052-3. No abstract available.

RET oncogene puzzle in Chernobyl thyroid tumours.
Bonn D.
Lancet. 1996 Apr 27;347(9009):1176. No abstract available.

Ten years of the Chernobyl era.
Shcherbak YM.
Sci Am. 1996 Apr;274(4):44-9. No abstract available.

Childhood thyroid cancer following the Chernobyl accident: a status report.
Becker DV, Robbins J, Beebe GW, Bouville AC, Wachholz BW.
Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 1996 Mar;25(1):197-211. Review. No abstract available.

A post-Chernobyl rise in thyroid cancer in Connecticut, USA.
Mangano JJ.
Eur J Cancer Prev. 1996 Feb;5(1):75-81.

Micronuclei in lymphocytes of children from the vicinity of Chernobyl before and after 131I therapy for thyroid cancer.
Wuttke K, Streffer C, Muller WU, Reiners C, Biko J, Demidchik E.
Int J Radiat Biol. 1996 Feb;69(2):259-68.

The most-attended meeting on Chernobyl ever. Markedly increasing number of thyroid cancer cases among children and adolescents
Landquist A.
Lakartidningen. 1996 Jan 3;93(1-2):43-4. Swedish. No abstract available.

Latent thyroid pathology in residents of Kiev, Ukraine.
Avetisian IL, Petrova GV.
J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol. 1996;15(2-4):239-43.

Thyroid pathology in residents of the Kiev region, Ukraine, during pre- and post-Chernobyl periods.
Avetisian IL, Gulchiy NV, Demidiuk AP, Stashuk AV.
J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol. 1996;15(2-4):233-7.

Main scientific results of the WHO International Programme on the Health Effects of the Chernobyl Accident (IPHECA).
Souchkevitch GN.
World Health Stat Q. 1996;49(3-4):209-12.

The results of medical and dosimetric research on the population and on those who worked in cleanup subjected to radiation exposure as a result of the Chernobyl catastrophe
Tsyb AF, Ivanov VK.
Vestn Ross Akad Med Nauk. 1996;(6):58-64. Russian.

Cancers of the thyroid. Value of a regional registry on 627 patients diagnosed, treated and followed by a multidisciplinary team
Delisle MJ, Schvartz C, Theobald S, Maes B, Vaudrey C, Pochart JM.
Ann Endocrinol (Paris). 1996;57(1):41-9. French.

Mutations in the p53 tumour suppressor gene in thyroid tumours of children from areas contaminated by the Chernobyl accident.
Hillebrandt S, Streffer C, Reiners C, Demidchik E.
Int J Radiat Biol. 1996 Jan;69(1):39-45.

Thyroid lesions in children and adolescents after the Chernobyl disaster: implications for the study of radiation tumorigenesis.
Nikiforov Y, Gnepp DR, Fagin JA.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1996 Jan;81(1):9-14.

Thyroid cancer and the Chernobyl accident.
Williams D.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1996 Jan;81(1):6-8. No abstract available.

1995

High prevalence of RET rearrangement in thyroid tumors of children from Belarus after the Chernobyl reactor accident.
Klugbauer S, Lengfelder E, Demidchik EP, Rabes HM.
Oncogene. 1995 Dec 21;11(12):2459-67.

Chernobyl's thyroid cancer toll.
Balter M.
Science. 1995 Dec 15;270(5243):1758-9. No abstract available.

Characteristics of thyroid ultrasound pictures in children with nodular thyroid changes effected by radionuclides.
Drozd VM, Astachova LN, Polyanskaya ON, Schomerus HG, Kaser T, Koritko NL, Terechova JV.
Bildgebung. 1995 Dec;62(4):236-41.

Mechanisms and pathogenesis of thyroid cancer in animals and man.
Williams ED.
Mutat Res. 1995 Dec;333(1-2):123-9. Review.

Oncogenic rearrangements of the RET proto-oncogene in papillary thyroid carcinomas from children exposed to the Chernobyl nuclear accident.
Fugazzola L, Pilotti S, Pinchera A, Vorontsova TV, Mondellini P, Bongarzone I, Greco A, Astakhova L, Butti MG, Demidchik EP, et al.
Cancer Res. 1995 Dec 1;55(23):5617-20.

Call for more research into health effects of Chernobyl accident.
Masood E.
Nature. 1995 Nov 30;378(6556):429. No abstract available.

From Hiroshima to Chernobyl. Increasing number of late fatal cases of cancer
Drottz-Sjoberg BM, Engstedt L, Hall P, Lewensohn R, Valentin J.
Lakartidningen. 1995 Nov 1;92(44):4100-2, 4105. Review. Swedish. No abstract available.

Childhood thyroid diseases around Chernobyl evaluated by ultrasound examination and fine needle aspiration cytology.
Ito M, Yamashita S, Ashizawa K, Namba H, Hoshi M, Shibata Y, Sekine I, Nagataki S, Shigematsu I.
Thyroid. 1995 Oct;5(5):365-8.

Current treatment approaches and prospects in thyroid cancer
Komissarenko IV, Rybakova SI, Kovalenko AE, Lysenko AG, Demchenko NP, Kvacheniuk AN.
Lik Sprava. 1995 Sep-Dec;(9-12):23-6. Russian.

Characteristics of follicular tumors and nonneoplastic thyroid lesions in children and adolescents exposed to radiation as a result of the Chernobyl disaster.
Nikiforov YE, Heffess CS, Korzenko AV, Fagin JA, Gnepp DR.
Cancer. 1995 Sep 1;76(5):900-9.

Investigating Chernobyl-induced thyroid cancer: politics vs. science.
Kotz D.
J Nucl Med. 1995 Sep;36(9):15N-16N, 24N, 29N. No abstract available.

Thyroid cancer in the United States since accident at Chernobyl.
Reid W, Mangano J.
BMJ. 1995 Aug 19;311(7003):511. No abstract available.

The Scientists Help Chernobyl Children project of the Community Radiation Research Committee
Reiners C, Streffer C, Paretzke H, Heinemann G, Pfob H.
Strahlenther Onkol. 1995 Aug;171(8):483-4. German. No abstract available.

Childhood thyroid cancer since accident at Chernobyl.
Sinnaeve J, Chadwick KH, Karaoglou A.
BMJ. 1995 Jun 10;310(6993):1538. No abstract available.

Chernobyl and thyroid.
Yamashita S, Nagataki S.
Thyroid. 1995 Jun;5(3):153-4. No abstract available.

International program on the health effects of the Chernobyl accident.
Kreisel W.
Stem Cells. 1995 May;13 Suppl 1:33-9.

Childhood thyroid cancer since accident at Chernobyl.
Stsjazhko VA, Tsyb AF, Tronko ND, Souchkevitch G, Baverstock KF.
BMJ. 1995 Mar 25;310(6982):801. No abstract available.

The time trends of cancer incidence in the most contaminated regions of the Ukraine before and after the Chernobyl accident.
Prisyazhniuk A, Gristchenko V, Zakordonets V, Fouzik N, Slipeniuk Y, Ryzhak I.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 1995 Mar;34(1):3-6. No abstract available.

Thyroid abnormalities among children in the contaminated area related to the Chernobyl accident.
Sugenoya A, Asanuma K, Hama Y, Masuda H, Skidanenko GS, Anatoliebna AT, Koike K, Komiyama A, Iida F.
Thyroid. 1995 Feb;5(1):29-33.

Thyroid cancer following Chernobyl.
Williams ED, Pacini F, Pinchera A.
J Endocrinol Invest. 1995 Feb;18(2):144-6. Review. No abstract available.

Oncogenic activation of the ret protooncogene in thyroid cancer.
Takahashi M.
Crit Rev Oncog. 1995;6(1):35-46. Review.

Malignant thyroid neoplasms in the territories of the Russian Federation exposed as a consequence of the accident at the Chernobyl Atomic Electric Power Station
Remennik LV, Starinskii VV, Chissov VI, Mokina VD, Shchepliagina LA, Petrova GV, Rubtsova MM, Kharchenko NV, Gretsova VI.
Vopr Onkol. 1995;41(2):29-34. Russian. No abstract available.

1994

Prophylaxis of radiation-induced thyroid cancers in children after the reactor catastrophy of Chernobyl
Reiners C.
Nuklearmedizin. 1994 Dec;33(6):229-34. Review. German.

Fallout from Chernobyl. Thyroid cancer in children increased dramatically in Belarus.
Williams ED.
BMJ. 1994 Nov 12;309(6964):1298; discussion 1300. No abstract available.

Fallout from Chernobyl. Belarus increase was probably caused by Chernobyl.
Abelin T, Egger M, Ruchti C.
BMJ. 1994 Nov 12;309(6964):1298; discussion 1300. No abstract available.

Epidemiology. Chernobyl, eight years on.
Williams D.
Nature. 1994 Oct 13;371(6498):556. No abstract available.

Activated RET oncogene in thyroid cancers of children from areas contaminated by Chernobyl accident.
Ito T, Seyama T, Iwamoto KS, Mizuno T, Tronko ND, Komissarenko IV, Cherstovoy ED, Satow Y, Takeichi N, Dohi K, et al.
Lancet. 1994 Jul 23;344(8917):259. No abstract available.

Pediatric thyroid cancer after the Chernobyl disaster. Pathomorphologic study of 84 cases (1991-1992) from the Republic of Belarus.
Nikiforov Y, Gnepp DR.
Cancer. 1994 Jul 15;74(2):748-66.

Health problems of the population in different regions of the Ukraine.
Kuchuk AA.
Toxicol Lett. 1994 Jun;72(1-3):213-7. Review.

Aetiology of thyroid cancer: an epidemiological overview.
Salabe GB.
Thyroidology. 1994 Apr;6(1):11-9. Review.

Tactics of medical care of the population in the region of the Chernobyl AES accident during early diagnosis and prevention of thyroid cancer
Kharchenko VP, Zubovskii GA.
Vestn Rentgenol Radiol. 1994 Mar-Apr;(2):41-2. Russian. No abstract available.

The probable causes of thyroid diseases in the victims of the Chernobyl accident
Poverennyi AM, Riabukhin IuS, Tsyb AF.
Radiats Biol Radioecol. 1994 Jan-Feb;34(1):8-15. Russian.

Thyroid tumorigenesis.
Williams ED.
Horm Res. 1994;42(1-2):31-4. Review.

Thyroid cancer in Belarus post-Chernobyl: improved detection or increased incidence?
Abelin T, Averkin JI, Egger M, Egloff B, Furmanchuk AW, Gurtner F, Korotkevich JA, Marx A, Matveyenko II, Okeanov AE, et al.
Soz Praventivmed. 1994;39(4):189-97.

Thyroid dose assessment for the Chernigov region (Ukraine): estimation based on 131I thyroid measurements and extrapolation of the results to districts without monitoring.
Likhtarev IA, Gulko GM, Sobolev BG, Kairo IA, Chepurnoy NI, Prohl G, Henrichs K.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 1994;33(2):149-66.

Chernobyl, attempt at a health evaluation
Bertin M, Hubert D, Lallemand J.
Bull Cancer Radiother. 1994;81(4):275-83. French. No abstract available.

1993

Thyroid and radiation
Yamashita S, Namba H, Nagataki S.
Nippon Naibunpi Gakkai Zasshi. 1993 Nov 20;69(10):1035-43. Review. Japanese.

Occult thyroid carcinomas in the region of Minsk, Belarus. An autopsy study of 215 patients.
Furmanchuk AW, Roussak N, Ruchti C.
Histopathology. 1993 Oct;23(4):319-25.

The medical problems of the aftermath of the accident at the Chernobyl Atomic Electric Power Station
Guda V, Kozak R.
Lik Sprava. 1993 Oct-Dec;(10-12):21-4. Ukrainian.

Effects of irradiation on the thyroid gland.
DeGroot LJ.
Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 1993 Sep;22(3):607-15. Review.

The health status of the population after the accident at the Chernobyl Atomic Electric Power Station (based on data from Kiev Province)
Avramenko OI, Syvachenko TP.
Lik Sprava. 1993 Jul;(7):6-10. Ukrainian.

Ukrainian thyroid doses after the Chernobyl accident.
Likhtarev IA, Shandala NK, Gulko GM, Kairo IA, Chepurny NI.
Health Phys. 1993 Jun;64(6):594-9.

Chernobyl 7 years after the disaster. Increased number of thyroid cancer
No authors listed
Lakartidningen. 1993 May 19;90(20):1934. Swedish. No abstract available.

Thyroid pathomorphology in children of the Republic of Byelarus subjected to radiation exposure as a result of the accident at the Chernobyl Atomic Electric Power Station
Cherstvoi ED, Furmanchuk AV, Anishchenko SL, Demidchik EP, Muntefering H.
Arkh Patol. 1993 Mar-Apr;55(2):54-8. Russian.

Health effects in Sweden of the Chernobyl accident
Moberg L, Reizenstein P.
Nord Med. 1993;108(4):117-20. Swedish.

Morphofunctional characteristics of malignant thyroid gland tumors in children from various regions of the Ukraine, who have been victims of of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident
Zurnadzhi IuN, Bogdanova TI, Tron'ko ND, Rybakov SI, Chernii IaM, Komissarenko IV, Bol'shova EV, Oleinik VA, Epshtein EV, Shakhmatova VA.
Arkh Patol. 1993;55(5):55-60. Russian.

Surgical treatment of thyroid cancer
Komissarenko IV, Rybakov SI, Kovalenko AE.
Klin Khir. 1993;(12):40-3. Russian.

Thyroid cancer in children in Belarus after Chernobyl.
Baverstock KF.
World Health Stat Q. 1993;46(3):204-8.

 

1992

Thyroid nodules in the population living around Chernobyl.
Mettler FA Jr, Williamson MR, Royal HD, Hurley JR, Khafagi F, Sheppard MC, Beral V, Reeves G, Saenger EL, Yokoyama N, et al.
JAMA. 1992 Aug 5;268(5):616-9.

Leukaemia incidence after iodine-131 exposure.
Hall P, Boice JD Jr, Berg G, Bjelkengren G, Ericsson UB, Hallquist A, Lidberg M, Lundell G, Mattsson A, Tennvall J, et al.
Lancet. 1992 Jul 4;340(8810):1-4.

Pathomorphological findings in thyroid cancers of children from the Republic of Belarus: a study of 86 cases occurring between 1986 ('post-Chernobyl') and 1991.
Furmanchuk AW, Averkin JI, Egloff B, Ruchti C, Abelin T, Schappi W, Korotkevich EA.
Histopathology. 1992 Nov;21(5):401-8.

Scientists report surprise findings of thyroid cancer following Chernobyl.
Rojas-Burke J.
J Nucl Med. 1992 Nov;33(11):23N-24N, 33N-34N. No abstract available.

Thyroid cancer rises after Chernobyl.
Kingman S.
BMJ. 1992 Sep 12;305(6854):601-2. No abstract available.

Thyroid cancer after Chernobyl.
Baverstock K, Egloff B, Pinchera A, Ruchti C, Williams D.
Nature. 1992 Sep 3;359(6390):21-2. No abstract available.

Thyroid cancer after Chernobyl.
Kazakov VS, Demidchik EP, Astakhova LN.
Nature. 1992 Sep 3;359(6390):21. No abstract available.

Surgical treatment of nodular goiter after the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power station
Mamchich VI, Pogorelov AV.
Klin Khir. 1992;(12):38-40. Russian.

1991

The medical effects of postulated accidental release of radioactive material from Heysham Nuclear Power Station.
Oliver DW.
Med War. 1991 Jul-Sep;7(3):185-99.

Human postmortem thyroid 131I content and risk estimates in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia following the Chernobyl accident.
Beno M, Hrabovcova A, Piknova D, Mikulecky M, Kubacek L, Valachova A.
Health Phys. 1991 Feb;60(2):203-8.

Health-related evaluation of thyroid irradiation doses in inhabitants of the Ukrainian S.S.R. after the Chernobyl AES accident
Romanenko AE, Likhtarev IA, Shandala NK, Gul'ko GM, Kairo IA, Chepurnoi NI.
Vestn Akad Med Nauk SSSR. 1991;(8):44-7. Russian.

Assessment of oncogenic risk of the irradiation of the thyroid gland in humans
Zvonova IA, Likhtarev IA, Filiushkin IV, Shandala NK, Gul'ko GM.
Vestn Akad Med Nauk SSSR. 1991;(8):32-6. Russian.

The lesson of the Chernobyl disaster.
Milhaud G.
Biomed Pharmacother. 1991;45(6):219-20.

Influence of radioactive contamination and iodine prophylaxis after the Czernobyl disaster on thyroid morphology and function of the Poznan region
Gembicki M, Sowinski J, Ruchala M, Bednarek J.
Endokrynol Pol. 1991;42(2):273-98. Polish.

1990

USSR: medical effects of Chernobyl disaster.
Brennan M.
Lancet. 1990 May 5;335(8697):1086. No abstract available.

1987/88

1987:
Once more on the effects of the Chernobyl accident
Liniecki J, Jankowski J.
Pol Przegl Radiol. 1987 Nov-Dec;51(6):285-9. Polish. No abstract available.

Iodine 131: biokinetics, radiation exposure and risk assessment with reference to the reactor accident at Chernobyl
Moser E, Roedler HD.
ROFO Fortschr Geb Rontgenstr Nuklearmed. 1987 Jun;146(6):711-6. German.

Cancer and leukemia risks after low level radiation--controversy, facts and future.
Modan B.
Med Oncol Tumor Pharmacother. 1987;4(3-4):151-61. Review.

1988:
Thyroid uptake of iodine-131 and iodine-133 from Chernobyl in the population of southern Sweden.
Strand SE, Erlandsson K, Lowenhielm P.
J Nucl Med. 1988 Oct;29(10):1719-23.


Estimates of radiation dose and health risks to the United States population following the Chernobyl nuclear plant accident.
Broadway JA, Smith JM, Norwood DL, Porter CR.
Health Phys. 1988 Sep;55(3):533-9.

Environmental contamination by iodine-131 and cancer of the thyroid gland
Pepe M, Di Perna P, Re M, Sorcini G, Falcone M, Russo G, Scibinetti F, Clemenzia G, Gallo G, Amici A.
Minerva Med. 1988 Mar;79(3):215-7. Italian.