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Radium has been shown to cause effects on the blood (anemia) and eyes (cataracts), according to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
It also has been shown to affect the teeth, causing an increase in broken teeth and cavities.
Additionally, patients who were injected with radium in Germany, from 1946 to 1950, for the treatment of certain diseases including tuberculosis were significantly shorter as adults than people who were not treated.
Government studies have also found that exposure to high levels of radium results in an increased incidence of bone, liver, and breast cancer.
The EPA and the National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation, has stated that radium is a known human carcinogen.
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