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October 10, 1990

Incorrect Year, Terminology

JAMA. 1990;264(14):1812. doi:10.1001/jama.1990.03450140032029

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Two errors occurred in the Special Communication entitled "Cancer Risk Among Children of Atomic Bomb Survivors: A Review of RERF Epidemiologic Studies," published in the August 1 issue of The Journal (1990;264:596-600). On page 597 in the first paragraph of column 1, the sentence in lines 11 through 13 should read as follows: "Later, 21699 children born from 1959 through 1982 (not '1984') were added to the original cohort (not `control group').