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Live chat: The potential health hazards of radiation with Keisuke Iwamoto

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Worried about the health effects of radiation exposure? Get answers during a live chat on Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. (3 p.m. Central time, 4 p.m. Eastern) with Keisuke Iwamoto, on the faculty of the Division of Molecular and Cellular Oncology at UCLA.

Iwamoto is also an adjunct associate professor of experimental radiation oncology. His research interests include how the body responds to radiation exposure and how it can lead to cancer. He also studies ways to improve the use of radiation for medical therapies. Iwamoto also analzyed donated tissue samples from Japanese atom bomb survivors.

Can't make the chat? Email your questions in advance to chat moderator Jeannine Stein at jeannine.stein@latimes.com.