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Temporal Pattern of Circulating DNA for Patients Receiving Irradiation

2014-08-27 03:14:45 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of the research study is to test a measurement tool that will determine the radiation dose people receive when they have been accidentally exposed to radiation. This test will be done using a small amount of blood and known dose of radiation.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Radiation

Location

University of Rochester
Rochester
New York
United States
14642

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Rochester

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:45-0400

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