Dr. John Gofman on the Web-at-Large
Medical X-Rays As an Environmental Toxin:
Proposal for Professional Action,
by John W. Gofman, MD, PhD,
San Francisco Medicine, March 2001
A short presentation (with references) to physicians, about the need and feasibility of reducing x-ray doses during imaging procedures, and about the ethics of giving patients a potential lethal agent without measuring the dosage and without making every effort to reduce the dose per procedure to the lowest level at which good images can be obtained.
- 60 Minutes: 5-4-3-2-1 LIFTOFF, 10/5/97 transcript on Cassini launch.
- 10/21/97 PBS Online NewsHour Forum:
RISKS VS. RETURNS, Is the Cassini Mission safe?
- What damage would an accident cause?
- Why was plutonium selected to power Cassini?
- What other energy sources could have been used to speed up the mission?
- How can NASA risk public safety for planetary exploration?
- Human Radiation Studies: Remembering The Early Years
Oral Histories: Dr. John W. Gofman, M.D., Ph.D.,
conducted December 20, 1994
United States Department of Energy, Office of Human Radiation Experiments, June 1995
- complete local copy here on ratical.org -- while broken out as a collection of 38 files with enhanced formatting, the textual content is identical to the original.
- University of California Academic Senate, University Committee On Research Policy (UCORP):
On The DOE National Laboratories And The University Of California
March 27, 1995 UCORP Meeting Minutes: II.A. Consultation with John W. Gofman
- The Right Livelihood Award -- Recipeints -- John Gofman (USA) (1992)
- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Image Library -- Collection
BERKELEY-LAB/PEOPLE/INDIVIDUALS -- John Gofman
John Gofman initiated studies that led to the understanding
of the effects of lipoproteins on cardiovascular disease.
Citation Caption: LBL News, Vol.6, No.3, Fall 1981
- Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Record Series listing for John W. Gofman Files, 1950-59
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