Genetic and Somatic Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1986 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

This report reviews three special topics in the field of biological effects of ionizing radiation: genetic effects of radiation, dose-response relationships for radiation-induced cancer and biological effects of pre-natal irradiation. It also reviews recent advances in various areas relevant to the evaluation of genetic radiation hazards to man.