Columbia Medical Professor: Inhaling just one radioactive hot particle can cause cancer (VIDEO)

Published: May 8th, 2012 at 12:17 pm ET
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Footage of the NYC Press Conference May 4th 2012
Cinema Forum Fukushima

New York — Description: Japanese Nuclear Scientist and Japanese and US medical doctors to discuss current radiological health conditions and concerns in Japan after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor catastrophe.

Dr. Andy Kanter, MD, MPH, President of the Board of Directors of Physicians for Social Responsibility, has studied radioactive plume projections from nuclear reactor accident scenarios and other public health impacts of nuclear radiation dispersion. He is the director of Health Information Systems/Medical Informatics for the Millennium Villages Project for the Earth Institute at Columbia University as well as an Asst. Prof. for Clinical Biomedical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology at Columbia University.

“Even a single hot particle consumed or inhaled into the body can cause a cancer.”

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Published: May 8th, 2012 at 12:17 pm ET
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