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Acronyms

ABCC      Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission
ACS      American Community Survey
ADAMS      Agencywide Documents Access and Management System
AHS      Adult Health Study
ALARA      As Low As (is) Reasonably Achievable
ALL      Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
AML      Acute Myeloid Leukemia
AREER      Annual Radioactive Effluent Release Reports
    
BEIR      Biologic Effects of Ionizing Radiation
BRFSS      Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
BWR      Boiling-Water Reactor
    
CANUPIS      Childhood Cancer and Nuclear Power Plants in Switzerland
CCRN      Childhood Cancer Research Network
CDC      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CFR      Code of Federal Regulations
CEDE      Committed Effective Dose Equivalent
CI      Confidence Interval
CLL      Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
CML      Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
CNS      Central Nervous System
COG      Children’s Oncology Group
COMARE      Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment


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O Acronyms ABCC Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission ACS American Community Survey ADAMS Agencywide Documents Access and Management System AHS Adult Health Study ALARA As Low As (is) Reasonably Achievable ALL Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia AML Acute Myeloid Leukemia AREER Annual Radioactive Effluent Release Reports BEIR Biologic Effects of Ionizing Radiation BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System BWR Boiling-Water Reactor CANUPIS Childhood Cancer and Nuclear Power Plants in Switzerland CCRN Childhood Cancer Research Network CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CFR Code of Federal Regulations CEDE Committed Effective Dose Equivalent CI Confidence Interval CLL Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia CML Chronic Myeloid Leukemia CNS Central Nervous System COG Children’s Oncology Group COMARE Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment 409

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410 APPENDIX O CRDA Cancer Registry Data Access CT Computed Tomography DEP Department of Environmental Protection DDREF Dose and Dose Rate Effectiveness Factor DMV Department of Motor Vehicles ECLIS European Childhood Leukemia-Lymphoma Incidence Study ERR Excess Relative Risk GCCR German Childhood Cancer Registry GIS Geographic Information System GPI Groundwater Protection Initiative GU Geographic Unit HATM Human Alimentary Tract Model HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act HPIC High-Pressure Ionization Chambers HRTM Human Respiratory Tract Model IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency IARC International Agency for Research on Cancer ICD International Classification of Diseases ICRP International Commission on Radiological Protection ICRU International Commission on Radiation Unites IRB Institutional Research Board KiKK Kinderkrebs in der Umgebung von Kernkraftwerken LET Linear Energy Transfer LNT Linear No-Threshold LSS Life Span Study MCL Maximum Contaminant Level MDL Minimum Detection Limit MEI Maximally Exposed Individual MPC Maximum Permissible Concentration NAACCR North American Association of Central Cancer Registries NAS National Academy of Sciences NCCDPHP National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion NCI National Cancer Institute

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411 APPENDIX O NCHS National Center for Health Statistics NCRP National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements NDI National Death Index NEI Nuclear Energy Institute NFS Nuclear Fuel Services NHAMCS National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey NHCS National Hospital Care Survey NHDS National Hospital Discharge Survey NHIS National Health Interview Survey NIH National Institutes of Health NPCR National Program of Cancer Registries NPP Nuclear Power Plant ODCM Offsite Dose Calculational Manual OMB Office of Management and Budget OR Odds Ratio ORAU Oak Ridge Associated Universities PNL Pacific Northwest Laboratory PNNL Pacific Northwest National Laboratory PRA Paperwork Reduction Act PWR Pressurized-Water Reactor QA Quality Assurance QF Quality Factor RDD Random-Digit Dialing REMP Radiological Environmental Monitoring Program REF Radiation Effectiveness Factors RERF Radiation Effects Research Foundation RETS Radiological Effluent Technical Specifications RR Relative Risk SEER Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results SIR Standardized Incidence Rate SMR Standardized Mortality Rate SSN Social Security Number TEDE Total Effective Dose Equivalent TLD Thermoluminescent Dosimeter TRI Toxics Release Inventory

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412 APPENDIX O UNSCEAR United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation USCS United States Cancer Statistics USDOE U.S. Department of Energy USEPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency USNRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission USPS U.S. Postal Service WECARE Women’s Environment, Cancer, and Radiation Epidemiology WHO World Health Organization ZCTA ZIP Code Tabulation Area