GAO

General Accounting Office


HRSA

Health Resources and Services Administration


IARC

International Agency for Research on Cancer

IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency

ICRP

International Commission on Radiological Protection

ICRU

International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IREP

Interactive Radio Epidemiological Program


LET

Linear Energy Transfer

LLE

Lose of Life Expectancy


MC

Monte Carlo


NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NCI

National Cancer Institute

NCRP

National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NIOSH

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

NRPB

National Radiological Protection Board

NRC

National Research Council

NTS

Nevada Test Site


PC

Probability of Causation


REF

Radiation Effectiveness Factor

RERF

Radiation Effects Research Foundation

RECA

Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

RECP

Radiation Exposure Compensation Program

RESEP

Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program

REVCA

Radiation-Exposed Veterans Compensation Act

RR

Relative Risk


SD

Standard deviation

SMR

Standardized Mortality Ratio

SI

Système International (International System)


TEDE

Total Effective Dose Equivalent


UB

Upper bound



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