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Correction to: Low-dose radiation from A-bombs elongated lifespan and reduced cancer mortality relative to un-irradiated individuals

The original article was published in Genes and Environment 2018 40:26

Correction: Genes Environ.

In the original publication of this article [1], the author pointed out the reference list mismatched citations in the main text. All citations and references have been updated.

In Table 1, the data is in incorrect volume. The correct table is below.

Table 1 Comparison of solid cancer mortality in the lifespan study of A-bomb survivors with Japanese cancer mortality. Japanese average cancer deaths were calculated by dividing cancer deaths by total deaths each year during 1958–2009 [2]. Averages corresponding to survey periods were determined

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The original publication has been corrected.


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    Sutou S. Low-dose radiation from A-bombs elongated lifespan and reduced cancer mortality relative to un-irradiated individuals. Genes Environ. 2018;40:26.

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    Vital Statistics Japan Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare (cancer_mortality(1958- 016).xls in Accessed 1 Oct 2018

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    Preston DL, Ron E, Tokuoka S, Funamoto S, Nishi N, Soda M, et al. Solid cancer incidence in atomic bomb survivors: 1958-1998. Radiat Res. 2007;168:1–64.

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    Ozasa K, Shimizu Y, Suyama A, Kasagi F, Soda M, Grant EJ, et al. Studies of the mortality of atomic bomb survivors, report 14, 1950-2003: an overview of cancer and non cancer diseases. Radiat Res. 2012;177:229–43.

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    Grant EJ, Brenner A, Sugiyama H, Sakata R, Sadakane A, Utada M, et al. Solid Cancer incidence among the life span study of atomic bomb survivors: 1958-2009. Radiat Res. 2017;187:513–37.

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