to the NIOSH Web site and use the IREP program to determine what the 99% credibility limit of PC is for the given upper-bound radiation dose provided in a dose reconstruction and whether the 99% credibility limit of PC is 50% or higher. The values in the tables given here provide some information for the medical decision process. It must be understood that the PC values constitute only one tool used in the medical decision process, and PC is not the only factor used in deciding whether an atomic veteran with a nonpresumptive radiogenic disease receives compensation for service-connected disability.
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