Publication : Radiation Risk Perspectives



Group photo

Organizing Committee




Overview of COE program

The seven projects and their achievements in 5 years that provide new post-COE concepts
M. Tomonaga

Keynote lectures

Post-COE: World health and radiation environment
S. Yamashita

The first target of radiation carcinogenesis is not DNA
M. Watanabe

Reports from the former USSR countries

Thyroid cancer in Belarus after Chernobyl
P.I. Bespalchuk, Yu.E. Demidchik, E.P. Demidchik, Z.E. Gedrevich, A.P. Dubovskaya, V.A. Saenko and S. Yamashita

Childhood thyroid cancer in Belarus
Yu.E. Demidchik, E.P. Demidchik, V.A. Saenko, Chr. Reiners, J. Biko, S.V. Mankovskaya
and S. Yamashita

Radiological health effects 20 years after the Chernobyl accident: Data of the National Radiation and Epidemiological Registry
V.K. Ivanov, M.A. Maksioutov, A.F. Tsyb, A.I. Gorski, S.Yu. Chekin, K.A. Tumanov and V.V. Kashcheev

Thyroid gland and radiation (fundamental and applied aspects): 20 years after the Chernobyl accident
M. Tronko, T. Bogdanova, I. Likhtarev, I. Komisarenko, A. Kovalenko, O. Epshtein, V. Tereshchenko, V. Shpak and L. Gulak

Chornobyl: Current situation of non-cancer diseases
V.G. Bebeshko, D.A. Bazyka and V. Buzunov

Health conditions of the population and some outcomes of the international collaborative research programs in the Semipalatinsk region of Kazakhstan
M.K. Teleuov

Studies on atomic bomb survivors and related issues

Late hematological effects in the atomic bomb survivors
K. Tsukasaki, M. Iwanaga and M. Tomonaga

Long-term health consequences of atomic bomb radiation: RERF Life Span Study
K. Kodama, F. Kasagi, Y. Shimizu, N. Nishi, M. Soda, A. Suyama and T. Okubo

Systematic collection of tissue specimens and molecular pathological analysis of newly diagnosed solid cancers among atomic bomb survivors
W. Yasui and N. Oue

Cancer risk analysis of low-dose radiation exposure
S. Hwang, H.-R. Guo, W. Hsieh, J.-S. Hwang, S.-D. Lee, J.-L. Tang, T.-C. Chang, J.-D. Wang
and W.P. Chang

Radiation biology

Concepts needed to understand potential health effects of chronic low level radiation exposures: Role of adult stem cells and modulated cell-cell communication
J.E. Trosko

Mechanism of radiation carcinogenesis: bigH3, COX-2 and beyond
T.K. Hei, H. Zhou, Y.-C. Lien and Y. Zhao

New insights on radiation-induced bystander signalling and its relationship to DNA repair
K.M. Prise, S. Burdak-Rothkamm, M. Folkard, G. Kashino, C. Shao and L. Tartier

Towards resolving conflicting reports of radiation induced genomic instability in populations exposed to ionizing radiation: Implications for the hibakusha
W.F. Morgan and M.B. Sowa

Indirect mechanisms of radiation induced genomic instability at repeat loci
O. Niwa

The role of telomere dysfunction in driving genomic instability
S.M. Bailey, E.S. Williams and R.L. Ullrich

Secretory clusterin (sCLU) is a hallmark sensor of DNA damage, cell stress, and cellular senescence: Evidence for similar regulation of sCLU expression after cellular stress and replicative senescence
M. Suzuki, C. Goetz, E. Cataldo, G. Veneziano, B. Shankar, Y. Zou, J. Morales and D.A. Boothman

NBS1 and MRE11 associate for responses to DNA double-strand breaks
K. Komatsu, A. Antoccia, S. Sakamoto, J. Kobayashi, S. Matsuura and H. Tauchi

Tissue bank and others

The Chernobyl Tissue Bank, an international collaboration to investigate the relationship between the exposure to radiation in childhood and thyroid cancer
G.A. Thomas, M. Tuttle and on behalf of the Collaborative Management Committee, Scientific Project Panel and Pathology and Blood Panels of the CTB

Benefit and side effects of radioiodine therapy in radiation induced childhood thyroid carcinoma
Chr. Reiners, J. Biko, Yu.E. Demidchik and V.M. Drozd

Telemedical technologies in education: Experience of introduction and prospect of development at Gomel State Medical University, Belarus
S. Zhavaranak, N. Fedartsova, N. Takamura and S. Yamashita

Radiation emergency

Education and training for radiation emergency medical management in Japan
T. Kinugasa

Reconstruction for local radiation injuries and proposed regeneration therapy for acute systemic radiation injuries
S. Akita, K. Akino, A. Hirano, A. Ohtsuru and S. Yamashita

Therapeutic angiogenesis by autologous transplantation of bone marrow mononuclear cells for peripheral artery disease
K. Nagai, I. Matsumaru, T. Fukushima, Y. Miyazaki, H.Yamaguchi, S.Kamihira, K. Eishi and M. Tomonaga

COE program review

COE program review 1
Y. Sasaki

COE program review 2
M. S. Sasaki

Satellite Meeting

Special lecture

Chernobyl, radiation and thyroid cancer
D. Williams

Frontier techniques of radiation biology

Joint research project of genetic diagnosis of papillary thyroid cancer between Semipalatinsk Medical Academy and Nagasaki University
A. Kumagai, H. Namba, N. Mitsutake, A. Ohtsuru, M. Anami, T. Hayashi, M. Ito, D. Mussinov, M. Espenbetova, M. Teleuov and S. Yamashita

Growth of IR-induced foci and G1 checkpoint
M. Yamauchi, K. Suzuki, S. Kodama and M. Watanabe

Epigenetic regulations of chromatin dynamics: A role of noncoding RNAs in epigenetic activation of Drosophila Hox genes
K. Nishioka and S. Hirose

Telomere biology: Implications for radiation carcinogenesis
S. Kodama, K. Ariyoshi, S. Watanabe, K. Shiraishi and M. Watanabe

Thyroid studies

RET oncogene amplification in thyroid cancer: Correlations with radiation-associated, high-grade malignancy, and genomic instability
M. Nakashima, N. Takamura, H. Namba, V.A. Saenko, K. Suzuki, S. Meirmanov, T. Hayashi
and I. Sekine

Pathology of thyroid cancer in children and adolescents of Ukraine having been exposed as a result of the Chernobyl accident
T. Bogdanova, L. Zurnadzhy, M. Tronko, H. Namba, S. Yamashita and G. Thomas

Immunoexpression of MUC1 in papillary thyroid carcinoma: An association with aberrant expression of β-catenin and cyclin D1 overexpression
A.Yu. Abrosimov, O.A. Shkurko, V.A. Saenko, S. Meirmanov, T.I. Rogounovitch, E.F. Lushnikov,
M. Nakashima, H. Namba, N. Mitsutake and S. Yamashita

Lectures by senior thyroid pathologists

Culture system for studying thyroid biology
S. Toda, E. Koike, S. Aoki, K. Uchihashi, N. Koike and H. Sugihara

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis: Is the epithelium premalignant?
V.A. LiVolsi

List of participants

Author index

Keyword index