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Health in the Middle East: No strong link between depleted uranium and cancer

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7575.971-b (Published 02 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:971
  1. Amit Patel, senior house officer in cardiology (amit.patel@doctors.org.uk)
  1. Heart Hospital, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust, London W1G 8PH

    EDITOR—In the editorial on lessons in tackling chronic disease in the Middle East Nishtar mentions the increased incidence of cancer from exposure to depleted uranium.1 This is often a controversial and emotive subject. The reference cited in the editorial1 is a cohort study that did not find an …

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