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Publications on the German Wismut Uranium Miners Cohort Study (under participation of the BfS)

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The German Uranium Miners Cohort Study (Wismut cohort), 1946-2003 - Technical Report

Publications (peer-reviewed journals & others)

Kreuzer M, Sobotzki C, Schnelzer M, Fenske N.
Factors Modifying the Radon-Related Lung Cancer Risk at Low Exposures and Exposure Rates among German Uranium Miners.
Radiat Res. 2017 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Zablotska LB, Fenske N, Schnelzer M, Zhivin S, Laurier D, Kreuzer M.
Analysis of mortality in a pooled cohort of Canadian and German uranium processing workers with no mining experience.
Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2018; 91: 91-103

Kreuzer M, Sobotzki C, Fenske N, Marsh JW, Schnelzer M.
Leukaemia mortality and low-dose ionising radiation in the WISMUT uranium miner cohort (1946-2013)
Occup Environ Med. 2017; 74: 252-258

Müller WU, Giussani A, Rühm W, Lecomte JF, Harrison J, Kreuzer M, Sobotzki C, Breckow J
Current knowledge on radon risk: implications for practical radiation protection? radon workshop, 1/2 December 2015, Bonn, BMUB (Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz, Bau und Reaktorsicherheit)
Radiat Environ Biophys. 2016; 55: 267-280

van Dillen T, Dekkers F, Bijwaard H, Brüske I, Wichmann HE, Kreuzer M, Grosche B
Modeling Lung Carcinogenesis in Radon-Exposed Miner Cohorts: Accounting for Missing Information on Smoking
Risk Anal. 2016; 36: 954-967

Kreuzer M, Schnelzer M,
Die deutsche Uranbergarbeiterstudie
DGUV Forum 2015; 9: 43-45

Schnelzer M, Fenske N, Walsh L, Kreuzer M.
Gesundheitliche Folgen der beruflichen Strahlenbelastung im deutschen Uranbergbau.
UMID 2015; 1:50-56.

Kreuzer M, Fenske N, Schnelzer M, Walsh L
Lung cancer risk at low radon exposure rates in German uranium miners
Br J Cancer 2015; 113: 1367-1369

Walsh L, Grosche B, Schnelzer M, Tschense A, Sogl M, Kreuzer M
A review of the results from the German Wismut uranium miners cohort
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 2015; 164: 147-153

Schnelzer M, Dufey F, Grosche B, Sogl M, Tschense A, Walsh L, Dahmann D, Lehmann F, Otten H, Kreuzer M
Berufliche Exposition und Mortalität in der deutschen Uranbergarbeiterkohorte
ASU Arbeitsmedizin Sozialmedizin Umweltmedizin 2014; 49: 761–770

Kreuzer M, Dufey F, Laurier D, Nowak D, Marsh J, Schnelzer M, Sogl M, Walsh L
Mortality from internal and external radiation exposure in a cohort of male German uranium millers, 1946–2008
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2015; 88: 431-441

Kreuzer M, Dufey F, Marsh J, Nowak D, Schnelzer M, Walsh L
Mortality from cancers of the extra-thoracic airways in relation to radon progeny in the Wismut cohort, 1946-2008
Int J Radiat Biol 2014; 90: 1030-1035

Drubay D, Ancelet S, Acker A, Kreuzer M, Laurier D, Rage E
Kidney cancer mortality and ionizing radiation among French and German uranium miners
Radiat Environ Biophys 2014; 53: 505-513

Kreuzer M, Sogl M, Brüske I, Möhner I, Nowak D, Schnelzer M, Walsh L
Silica dust, radon and death from non-malignant respiratory diseases in German uranium miners
Occup Environ Med 2013; 70: 869-875

Sogl M, Taeger D, Pallapies D, Kreuzer M
Lungenkrebsrisiko durch Quarzfeinstaub bei deutschen Uranbergbauarbeitern (Lung cancer risk by silica in German uranium miners)
UMID 2013; 3: 25-30

Kreuzer M, Dufey F, Sogl M, Schnelzer M, Walsh L
External gamma radiation and mortality from cardiovascular diseases in the German WISMUT uranium miners cohort study, 1946-2008
Radiat Environ Biophys 2013; 52: 37-46

Hunter N, Muirhead C, Tomasek L, Kreuzer M, Laurier D, Leuraud K, Schnelzer M, Grosche B, Placek V, Hribanova A, Timarche M
Joint Analysis of Three European Nested Case-control Studies of Lung Cancer among Radon Exposed Miners: Exposure Restricted to Below 300 WLM
Health Phys 2013; 104: 282-292

Dufey F, Walsh L, Sogl M, Tschense A, Schnelzer M, Kreuzer M
Radiation dose dependent risk of liver cancer mortality in the German uranium miners cohort 1946–2003
J Radiol Prot 2013; 33: 175-185

Walsh L, Dufey F, Kreuzer M
Prostate cancer mortality risk in relation to working underground in the Wismut cohort study of German uranium miners 1970-2003 "Beyond the Abstract"
Urotoday 2012; online

Sogl M, Taeger D, Pallapies D, Bruning T, Dufey F, Schnelzer M, Straif K, Walsh L, Kreuzer M
Quantitative relationship between silica exposure and lung cancer mortality in German uranium miners, 1946–2003
Br J Cancer 2012; 107: 1188-1194

Heidenreich W, Tomasek L, Grosche B, Leuraud K, Laurier D
Lung cancer mortality in the European uranium miners cohorts analyzed with a biologically based model taking into account radon measurement error
Radiat Environ Biophys 2012; 51: 263-275

Walsh L, Dufey F, Tschense A, Schnelzer M, Sogl M, Kreuzer M
Prostate cancer mortality risk in relation to working underground in the Wismut cohort study of German uranium miners, 1970–2003
BMJ Open 2012; 2: e001002

Kreuzer M, Straif K, Marsh J W, Dufey F, Grosche B, Nosske D, Sogl M
Occupational dust and radiation exposure and mortality from stomach cancer among German uranium miners, 1946–2003
Occup Environ Med 2012; 69: 217-223

Leuraud K, Schnelzer M, Tomasek L, Hunter N, Timarche M, Grosche B, Kreuzer M, Laurier D
Radon, Smoking and Lung Cancer Risk: Results of a Joint Analysis of Three European Case-Control Studies Among Uranium Miners
Radiat Res 2011; 176: 375-387

Dufey F, Walsh L, Tschense A, Kreuzer M
Occupational Doses of Ionizing Radiation and Leukemia Mortality
Health Phys 2011; 100(5): 548-550

van Dillen T, Dekkers F, Bijwaard H, Kreuzer M, Grosche B
Lung Cancer from Radon: A Two-Stage Model Analysis of the WISMUT Cohort, 1955–1998
Radiat Res 2011; 175: 119-130

Walsh L, Dufey F, Möhner M, Schnelzer M, Tschense A, Kreuzer M
Differences in baseline lung cancer mortality between the German uranium miners cohort and the population of the former German Democratic Republic (1960–2003)
Radiat Environ Biophys 2011; 50: 57-66

Walsh L, Dufey F, Tschense A, Schnelzer M, Grosche B, Kreuzer M
Radon and the Risk of Cancer Mortality – Internal Poisson Models for the German Uranium Miners Cohort
Health Phys 2010; 99(3): 292-300

Walsh L, Tschense A, Schnelzer M, Dufey F, Grosche B, Kreuzer M
The Influence of Radon Exposures on Lung Cancer Mortality in German Uranium Miners, 1946–2003
Radiat Res 2010; 173: 79-90

Schnelzer M, Hammer G P, Kreuzer M, Tschense A, Grosche B
Accounting for Smoking in the Radon Related Lung Cancer Risk among German Uranium Miners: Results of a Nested Case-Control Study
Health Phys 2010; 98: 20-28

Kreuzer M, Grosche B, Schnelzer M, Tschense A, Dufey F, Walsh L
Radon and risk of death from cancer and cardiovascular diseases in the German uranium miners cohort study: follow up 1946–2003
Radiat Environ Biophys 2010; 49: 177-185

Kreuzer M, Schnelzer M, Tschense A, Walsh Kreuzer M, Schnelzer M, Tschense A, Walsh L, Grosche B
Cohort Profile: The German uranium miners cohort study (WISMUT cohort) 1946–2003
Int J Epidemiol 2010; 39(4): 980-987

Kreuzer M, Walsh L, Schnelzer M, Tschense A, Grosche B
Radon and risk of extrapulmonary cancers — Results of the German uranium miners cohort study, 1960–2003
Br J Cancer 2008; 99: 1946-1953

Kreuzer M, Grosche B
Reply to comment by Eigenwillig
Radiat Environ Biophys 2007; 46: 423-425

Grosche B, Kreuzer M, Kreisheimer M, Schnelzer M, Tschense A
Lung cancer risk among German male uranium miners: a cohort study, 1946–1998
Br J Cancer 2006; 95: 1280-1287

Kreuzer M, Kreisheimer M, Kandel M, Schnelzer M, Tschense A, Grosche B
Mortality from cardiovascular diseases in the German uranium miners cohort study, 1946–1998
Radiat Environ Biophys 2006; 45: 159-166

Grosche B, Kreuzer M, Tschense A
Uranbergarbeiterstudien in Deutschland und Europa
Strahlenschutz Praxis 2005; 4: 12-15

Kreuzer M, Brachner A, Lehmann, F, Martignoni K, Wichmann HE, Grosche B
Characteristics of the German Uranium Miners Cohort Study
Health Phys 2002; 83: 26-34

Grosche B, Brachner A, Kreuzer M, Lehmann F, MartigGrosche B, Brachner A, Kreuzer M, Lehmann F, Martignoni K, Hammer Gnoni K, Hammer G
Die deutsche Uranbergarbeiter-Kohortenstudie
Die BG 2002; 2: 54-60

Grosche B, Kreuzer M, Brachner A, Martignoni K, Schnelzer M, Burkart W
Die deutsche Uranbergarbeiter-Kohortenstudie
UMID 2000; 1: 18-21

Kreuzer M, Grosche B, Brachner A, Martignoni K, Schnelzer M, Schopka HJ, Brüske-Hohlfeld I, Wichmann HE, Burkart W
The German uranium miners cohort study: feasibility and first results
Radiat Res 1999; 152: 56-58

Brachner A, Burkart W, Grosche B, Kreuzer M, Martignoni K, Schopka HJ
Die deutsche Uranbergarbeiterstudie: Epidemiologische Untersuchungen an 60.000 Beschäftigten der Firma Wismut
Strahlenschutz Praxis 1998; 4: 34-38

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