Israel compensates for ringworm treatment.

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  • Author(s): Siegel-Itzkovich, Judy
  • Source:
    BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition). 2/11/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6976, p350-351. 2p.
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    • Abstract:
      Reports on the Israeli government's plans to award financial compensation to former patients with ringworm who developed cancer after being given radiation treatment. Passage of law by the Knesset after a group of patients showed evidence of a direct link between the radiation and their tumors; Creation of a committee of experts to decide on each case and set disability ratings.