Linear no threshold model vs radiation hormesis mohan doss below it will be assumed that 10 reduction in cancer mortality rates may be achieved by the application of low dose radiation in humans under this assumption radiation hormesis and the linear no threshold assumption heidelberg springer 2010 . The linear no threshold model which assumes that very small exposures are harmless and the radiation hormesis model which claims that radiation at very small doses can be beneficial because the current data are inconclusive scientists disagree on which model should be used the most reasonable assumption is that the cancer risks . Radiation hormesis and the linear no threshold assumption charles l sanders radiation hormesis and the linear no threshold mid 1980s i became aware of the work of dr luckey on radiation . Radiation hormesis and the linear no threshold assumption bearbeitet von charles l sanders 1 auflage 2009 buch xi 217 s hardcover stimulation at low doses is in contrast to damage at high doses precludes a linear relation ship between radiation dose and health effects 7 epigenetic changes such as hypomethy. Radiation hormesis and the linear no threshold assumption current recommendations for limiting exposure to ionizing radiation are based on the linear no threshold lnt model for radiation
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