Fukushima Cover-Up: Extraordinary amount of kids have thyroid cancer — Officials say NOT caused by Fukushima since Chernobyl’s cancers took 4-5 yrs to appear — Yet data shows it started soon after ’86 meltdown… number of cases still rising 25 years later

Published: September 29th, 2013 at 8:43 pm ET


No cancers found until 4-5 years after nuclear disaster?

Kyodo, June 5, 2013: Researchers at Fukushima Medical University […] said they do not believe that the most recent cases are related to the nuclear crisis. They point out that thyroid cancer cases were not found among children hit by the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident until four to five years later. […]

Wikipedia: As of August 2013, there have been more than 40 children newly diagnosed with thyroid cancer and other cancers in Fukushima prefecture as a whole, but these cancers are not attributed to radiation from Fukushima […] if Chernobyl is anything to go by the increase in thyroid cancer rates won’t begin until approximately 4–5 years after the accident.

Actual data shows cancers “occurred almost immediately within 1 year”

Hiroshima to Fukushima – Data on Fukushima, Eiichiro Ochiai (2014): “12 out of 174.000 children” […] is much higher than that seen in the Chernobyl incident […] If 15 more likely cases were taken account of, the thyroid cancer incident rate among Fukushima children would be about 7.8/100.000/year, extraordinarily a high rate. (Note: this number is still an underestimate. This number would he 21/100,0110/y if the data is more properly analyzed). The authority denies that they were caused by the radiation released from the TEPCo NPP on the basis that thyroid cancer would emerge only 4-5 years after such an incident. However, the data on the Chernobyl incident show that thyroid cancer did show up even just one year later (see Fig. 14.4) […]

Hiroshima to Fukushima – Data on Chernobyl, Eiichiro Ochiai (2014): […] a few cases of thyroid cancer seem to have occurred almost immediately within 1 year. In children, the incidence […] has kept increasing, even after 25 years. A similar trend has been observed for the groups aged 15 years or more (Ukraine report 2011). This continuous rise suggests that radiation sources other than the short-lived I-131, such as I-129 and Cs-137 may also be involved. In a highly contaminated area. Gomel of Belams, the annual incidence of thyroid cancers among children 2-18 years of age in 1998 was 58 times higher than that in 1973 […]

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Published: September 29th, 2013 at 8:43 pm ET


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146 comments to Fukushima Cover-Up: Extraordinary amount of kids have thyroid cancer — Officials say NOT caused by Fukushima since Chernobyl’s cancers took 4-5 yrs to appear — Yet data shows it started soon after ’86 meltdown… number of cases still rising 25 years later

  • bo bo

    Just because the thyroid cancer showing up earlier than it did in Chernobyl – they conclude, just for that reason, these cancer incidences weren't caused by Fukushima. ..?

    Don't the numbers simply show how much worse Fukushima is, and will be ? I'm no medical expert…but seems clear to me that would be the natural conclusion.
    Am I missing something?

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

      Fukushima is already 17.5 times worse than Chernobyl. Also much more plutonium, etc. I think you are right. It is just so much worse than Chernobyl. And that's the reason the thyroid cancers are showing up earlier.

      • mairs mairs

        According to the above, thyroid cancer did show up one year after Chernobyl. That would figure.

        • MoonlightEmpire MoonlightEmpire

          It did, but an important thing to realize is that the World Health Organisation was absent on Chernobyl for the first five years. In one of the better documentaries on Youtube, you will see that the video even begins with the researcher discussing his discontent for the WHO because they denied there was any problem/health issue at all worth investigating until 5 years after the beginning of the incident. As a result, all of the "official" WHO data doesn't take into account any deaths or abnormalities occuring in those five years. Highlys supsect…

          Further, most–if not all–of the standardiztion for risk assessment involving radiation and its nuclides is derived from the "research" done on the A-bomb survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. That "research" wasn't even started until 10 or 13 years after the incident. As a result, all persons that died or were afflicted within that time-span were not included….

          My guess is that the short-term effects can be very ugly when high doses are involved, especially depending on the nuclide. I also bet they give "scientific proof" of statistically-significant correlations between various exposures and health effects. Waiting until these cohorts are either dead or un-locatable will prune the results of your study so that you can actually say at the end that there was not "statistically significant correlation" between radiation exposure and health problems.

          This isn't the full picture, but it's important…

      • We Not They Finally

        Yeah, more radiation, earlier thyroid cancer. What is the big duh" that they say that they cannot comprehend?

        • Gradius

          Corret, but in this case is MUCH MUCH more radiaction than Chernobyl so is no wonder at all. The satanic government continues with the LIES. They all deserve to swimming on 4th fuel reactor right now!

    • Anthony Anthony

      Totally agree – and FUKU is by UNTOLD UNDISCLOSED MAGNITUDE higher and different in poisonous composition than to contrast it with the other.

      I have cancer now!

      No you don't and if you do its not MY problem.

      Beyond being ignorant people!

    • SnorkY2K

      You are correct. Chernobyl appears to be very small (Fresher fuel, only one core, quickly contained by killing people to get necessary materials to core) compared to Fukushima (Denied problems, avoided addressing issues, undertallied almost any measurement that could be made) A small increase in exposure could lead to a far larger incidence of issues, especially in younger children who are growing.

  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

    Chernobyl, 26 April 1986. It's been more than 27 years since then.

  • weeman

    Chernobyl did not have mox fuel for one and every accident is different and with no credible data for comparison this is a presumption on their part.

    • razzz razzz

      MOX fuel has added plutonium into the uranium mix.

      All spent uranium fuel rods in the world everywhere contains a small percentage of plutonium as a by-product of fissioning uranium.

      Aside: Once MOX fuel is spent (fissioned), it is very difficult to recover anymore plutonium for reuse, besides the wasted plutonium.

      "…The content of un-burnt plutonium in spent MOX fuel from thermal reactors is significant – greater than 50% of the initial plutonium loading. However, during the burning of MOX the ratio of fissile (odd numbered) isotopes to non-fissile (even) drops from around 65% to 20%, depending on burn up. This makes any attempt to recover the fissile isotopes difficult and any bulk Pu recovered would require such a high fraction of Pu in any second generation MOX that it would be impractical. This means that such a spent fuel would be difficult to reprocess for further reuse (burning) of plutonium. Regular reprocessing of biphasic spent MOX is difficult because of the low solubility of PuO2 in nitric acid.[1]…"

      So, you can't believe reprocessing spent fuels is the answer to dealing with plutonium.

      • The amount of plutonium in fuel that has been irradiated for awhile (6 months or more) is actually pretty high. Up to a third of the fission going on is the fissioning of plutonium-239 created from uranium-238 by neutron capture. ~90% of brand new reactor fuel [non-MOX] is uranium-238.

        The technology enshrined in all the operating reactors in the world today is centered around the production of plutonium. Which has long been the element of choice in the production and stockpiling of nuclear WMDs. MOX fuel has been developed to begin to dent the gross overstock of plutonium that has piled up since the production of nuclear WMDs became less popular.

        We don't reprocess spent fuel anymore, as Jimmy Carter shut that down as a proliferation threat (and less obviously because of the public health threat). What they're burning as MOX are old weapons.

        • Kassandra

          You are so articulate Joy.

          I always value your comments.

          • Japan has placed its energy future on the Rokkasho reprocessing plant, a 20 billion US$ investment. The plant should be starting up now but US says you don't need to be re-processing spent fuel when all your NPP's are shut down as this plant can produce tons of weapons grade plutonium a year. Korea, North and South, China Russia and of course Iran feel Japans ability to produce plutonium goes against Nuclear Arms treaties. They are not happy.
            PM Abe is not only pro nuke for the economy his right wing ideals include re-writing Japanese constitution to replace US army defense of Japan duties with a Japanese standing army.
            There is also the possibility of melding peaceful rocket ship technology with plutonium producing technology giving Japan the bomb and de-stabilizing the East Pacific area.

            They might be burning old nuke bomb plutonium now but that is not the plan. They have been shipping spent fuel and weapons plutonium from Europe and US with the expectation of Rokkasho processing this crud. Now international plans are up in the air. This in the background of a triple meltdown giving nuclear power bad publicity. US interests are to maintain the worlds third largest economy that is Japan which includes guaranteeing nuclear investment loans from banks. Therefore it was more important to not give the kids iodine pills as to do that would have meant admitting there was a problem. Expect more spin and lies from TepGov. The Olympics are part of the strategy of…

            • The Olympics are part of the strategy of deception.

            • Oh, I'm full-in on that, Mark. As I said, breeding plutonium is the reason we have the Generation-I and II reactors we now have all over the world. It was all about WMDs, all along. They could just make us pay through the nose twice for it through taxes (DoD) as well as through that absolutely NOT "too cheap to meter" expensive electricity. All ultimately serving the same purpose.

              Carter shut down reprocessing commercial reactor fuel just before TMI2 melted down. As a proliferation risk, given the poundage of "missing" plutonium from Kerr-McGee back when the Israelis were developing their stockpile. He was a Navy nuke, attended both Chalk River [CA] meltdowns. Once you understand the underlying details of this technology, it's damned difficult to pretend it's benign or ever was benign.

              • Just trying to put it in perspective, if not for you Joy but for whoever else is reading this. A lot of lurkers here you know. US and Japan have different policies. Its easy to angrily denounce sickness caused by NPP accidents affecting children but its important to get past the tragedy to find out why. Sure these decisions are made by cold hearted pricks but thats not the point. It all comes back to nuclear weapons, power and money. I don't have the answers but I'm trying to have the right questions to get to the answer.

                • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                  Correct and maybe we should all stop feeding the Beast by Law and then learn to live with each other and get along with each other, that might be a good start.

                  We humans are all actually in the same species…

                  • Stop feeding the Beast by Law….. Didn't the hippies try that in the 60's and 70's?

                    "Turn on, tune in, drop out" seemed to turn into buy real estate, BMW's, and overpriced coffee.

                    The hippies didn't follow through, they just got bought for cheap like all the rest of the Bobby's…….Your a Bobby even if your not dead, your time is being diverted to the 1%ers.

                    Seems we are tied to the machine. You need a job to buy the micro bus, fill it up with gas and drugs and find somewhere to drop out.

                    • How does one not feed the beast?

                      99% of food; Matrix

                      99.9999% of energy/gasoline/etc; Matrix

                      99% of clothing; Matrix

                      99% of medicine; Matrix

                      99.999% of transportation; Matrix

                      etc, etc…

                      It is just a wee bit difficult to get out of the Matrix at this point.

                      One would have to become homeless, not get an ID, and beg for food. No car, no home, no job.

                      Of course, the Matrix has made that illegal, so you will be arrested and thrown in jail for vagrancy, peeing in public, etc… lots of laws to throw at you, once you are out of the Matrix.

                      Jesus would be hauled off to an insane asylum or INS jail; no ID, long hair, hippie clothes, no address, nothing in database, no birth certificate…

                      He would be deported after being held in an INS jail for a couple months.

                    • DUDe DisasterInterpretationDissorder

                      Well.. thats why i think humanity as a whole needs to change from the roots up ,
                      the matrix simple adapts and changes with us , because we are the matrix..
                      Thats also why i don't believe in armed revolution's locally/western country's without a change of conscience..that would just be a relief of frustration but a speeding up of our demise globally..
                      What we need , then and now , is an "Awakening"

                    • DUDe DisasterInterpretationDissorder

                      With the exeption of japan ..maybe..could be a win win thing..
                      extremely insane deadlock brain Abe replaced + full attention from the globe aka awakening

                    • DUDe DisasterInterpretationDissorder

                      purely hypothetical ofcourse..

                    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                      To change the Matrix one would need to change the civilization laws or make enough money to be above those laws written..

                      Many have escaped the/this Matrix..

                      Yes, a poor or rich man can leave/escape the Matrix too as all they have to do is simply unplug and disappear…

                      They do not like those kinds of exits though and thus the new technologies coming on line..

                      Oppression appears to be lurking right around the corner..

                    • DUDe DisasterInterpretationDissorder

                      The real matrix runs tru your brain and body, its the brain humanity is , its tought proces..and actions..
                      you and me are braincells with a brain all leaving a personal mark on the signals we are passing tru whilest the brain is "thinking" or "first premature signs of awareness" in Earth's modern man's case 😉
                      It used to be simple "collective consciousness" working on subconscience individual level..but now the speed is upgraded with technology..


                      start with the individual


                    • DUDe DisasterInterpretationDissorder

                      Sorry, thats not the real matrix , but the one that needs our most attention in this place in Time..

            • they just approved opening it back up and running it for another six years, today.

  • gottagetoffthegrid

    Hours after Chernobyl, kids from the Ukraine to Finland were force fed potassium iodide to protect them. No one , and I mean no one, in Japan was given any prophylaxis.

    That's why it's come sooner.

    • J.

      With respect, I think this is incorrect. I have a good friend from Belarus who said no one was told about the accident until far too late. Children played outdoors, drank milk, and so forth. I believe this was true for most of the Soviet Union. If you have evidence otherwise, please advise. In the case of my friend, a university teacher with two PhDs, ignore-ance had nothing to do with it; no one knew anything; it was all suppressed. He worried incessantly about his young children (now grown, and last I heard, well; the family left Belarus long ago.)

      • J.

        As for prophylaxis in Japan, you are quite correct. The potassium iodide that was available, I have read, was kept in hospitals and not distributed — a horrible blunder.

        • it was NOT a blunder…

          They did that on purpose, just like they are denying medical care, effective testing, internal body radiation scans and blaming victims for radiation exposure symptoms. This is a huge, orchestrated cover up, by the medical industry working together with the nuclear industry…

          Same thing happened after Chernobyl. Only a couple doctors and researchers resisted this coverup.. Same thing in Japan..

          • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

            pronuker; ..but Fukushima has made me come clean! Were telling the truth this time! No, really, before we were living a lie, but a new day of truth and x-ray like transparency is upon us, I can feel it in my bones!

            • Pro nuclear apologists; Have a little strontium tea perhaps, with a few cesium sprinkles. You will feel it in your bones. Prove that the hormesis theory works, by EXAMPLE.. Make all of those pro nuke folks drink the tea.

              PROVE IT!

      • razzz razzz

        Belarus received about 70% of Chernobyl's total fallout affecting about 3 million people with various conditions in various stages. If the incubation period for cancers from radioactive fallout is 5-80 years then the statistics will continue to rise (Chernobyl happened 27 years ago) probably not including DNA damage because it is hard to trace back to fallout exposure but a percentage rise should set off alarms.

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

      I think it was Poland where the children got potassium iodine right away after Chernobyl.

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

        “…One of the best evaluations of the safety of potassium iodide use occurred following the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident in 1986. Some 16 million persons living in nearby Poland were given single doses of potassium iodide as a preventive measure following the accident.8 Researchers investigating the accident found that potassium iodide supplementation reduced the amount of radiation in the thyroid by at least 40%. Furthermore, they found only rare instances of side effects in this population. In general, the side effects associated with the proper use of potassium iodide included mild gastrointestinal symptoms and rashes….”

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

        “…There was only a small amount of potassium iodide at Chernobyl, but where it was available, it worked. The NRC has reported that among those who received it, “thousands of measurements” demonstrated that “the use of potassium iodide by the Pripyat population was credited with permissible iodine content (less than 30 rad) found in 97% of the 206 evacuees tested at one relocation center.” But outside of Pripyat where potassium iodide was not available, thyroid damage among individuals exposed to the radiation is epidemic today.
        “But potassium iodide has one major limitation. To be of value, it must be taken prior to (or within 8 hours of) exposure. That’s why the Soviets were unable to produce more and ship it into the affected areas. There simply was not enough time. What Chernobyl showed is that potassium iodide must be in stockpiles prior to a release, or thousands will suffer unnecessary cancer. (Steps taken in Poland proved this. Within six days of the Chernobyl release, the Polish government distributed potassium iodide to 17 million people. Today Poland, alone among the countries in the region, has no cancers attributable to Chernobyl.)….”

        • Which makes the fact that NO ONE was given Iodine in Japan a crime in our opinion.

          They had stockpiles.

          They KNEW what was coming out.

          They even argued with community leaders and told them NOT TO TAKE IT, NOT TO DISTRIBUTE IT.

          That is, or should be criminal behaviour.

          Lawyers, time to wake up and smell the $$$$$

          If common sense will not change things, maybe massive numbers of lawsuits will.

          But then again, who pays? Certainly not the nuclear industry.

          It will be taxpayers paying off the lawyers and the victims.

          That is another level of criminality… forcing the victims to pay themselves for damage caused by a corporation, which cannot be held liable because it is an LLC, and the officers are immune, or are they?

          • What makes it MUCH WORSE, is that fission continues, radioactive Iodine is still coming out, as per sewage reports, and they are telling people to come back in and live there.

            There is insanity….

            And then there is SUPER INSANITY!

            It is beyond insane…

            Condemning people to suffer forever and ever, with no end, while withholding treatment, not giving the remedy, and then covering up the damage caused, blaming it on the victims; too much stress, too much fear and worry…

  • ftlt

    Children Children Children

    Mass murder of children for profit..

    This is the cost of freedom, our way of life and American family values…

    We do not stand on the high ground

  • Well, duh. The "officials" didn't start counting until 4-5 years had gone by. No child's radiation-caused thyroid cancer ever went magically away just because "officials" didn't want to count it. I doubt the Japanese people are going to buy this line of bull.

    • It could be that they did start counting after Chernobyl.. Helen Caldicott MD said that the 'normal' incubation for thyroid cancer after exposure is 4 years. That is why the experts all say it cannot be the radiation.

      However, no one has studied the effect of massive amounts of plutonium COMBINED WITH iodine, plus bucky balls, plus whatever else that has never been seen before in unique combinations.

      It could very well be that plutonium plus iodine makes cancers appear twice as fast.

      • I don't know if plutonium would affect the thyroid accumulation of iodine. I'd think not, since plutonium is more likely to be accumulated in bone (if ingested, if breathed it can stay in the lungs). Iodine is so dangerous to thyroids because thyroids pull iodine out of the system to stockpile it for the production of hormones. It's not generally distributed in the body.

        All of the 'official' records for exposures and time lags draw primarily from post-WWII studies in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Which suffer some notable lag times for certain effects. So at Chernobyl (and now at Fukushima) any thyroid cancers showing up prior to the "expected" time lag get dismissed as not caused by exposure.

        That's bullshit. 'Normal' incidence of childhood thyroid cancer is vanishingly small, and who the hell knows how 'normal' that really is, if the patient has lived near a nuke which 'normally' releases below-official limit iodine every single day. We only know of iodine-131 from nukes, after all. And they've only been around for less than a century. Iodine-131 has a half-life of 8 days. It does its damage to biological tissue completely within ~3 months. Nobody can claim a hefty thyroid dose can't cause cancer in a matter of months in any individual. That's flat-out garbage.

        • you may be right… but the effect of plutonium is not so clear as to be able to say, it will not have any affect on the thyroid.

          After all, plutonium mimics IRON, which goes through the whole body, including the thyroid.

          Let us assume for a second that the thyroid is already having problems due to radioactive iodine. Now we get plutonium cycling through in red blood cells that supply it with oxygen.

          Even if the plutonium is not absorbed, would that not have a negative effect ON TOP OF the radioactive iodine?

          • Plaintiffs claim the thyroid disorder is linked to plutonium produced at the site, and the settlement offer could represent a major movement in the long-running Hanford downwinders’ litigation.


            • Human thyroid carcinomas have been induced following exposure of SV40-immortalized human thyroid epithelial cells in vitro to single doses (0.14 Gy to 1.57 Gy) of 3.26 MeV alpha-particles from a plutonium 238 source.

              • Plutonium is absorbed by the whole body, and all glands, more than likely because it mimics iron.

                Concentrations of 239 + 240Pu and 241Am in human soft tissues (testes, thyroid gland, kidneys, spleen, heart, skeletal muscle, brain, and pancreas) were compared to those in livers of the same subjects…

                • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

                  TY, Dr. Goodheart. I find former members of the nuclear community sometimes are too protective of the nuclear industry. Or they were taught by the nuclear industry and haven't always expanded their learning base. Some whistleblowers, like Dr. John Gofman, offer new information contrary to the teachings of the nuclear industry. Other whistleblowers are not able to see beyond what they were originally taught, or are afraid to express contrary views.

                  • Plutonium-239 and 240 emit ionizing radiation in the form of alpha particles. Inhalation is the primary pathway by which plutonium enters the body, though plutonium can also enter the body through a wound.[44] Once inhaled, plutonium increases the risk of lung cancer, liver cancer, bone cancer, and leukemia.[20] Once absorbed into the body, the biological half life of plutonium is about 200 years.[45]

                    We better add thyroid disorders to this list of things caused by plutonium.

                    What effect will the Fukushima disaster have on billions of people; knowing that both Iodine and plutonium affect the thyroid as all as other organs and glands?

  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

    Nuclear Radiation and the Thyroid
    Publish Date: Jun 4, 2012
    Why does the thyroid gland need special protection after a release of radioactive material?
    “The thyroid gland needs iodine to produce hormones that regulate the body’s energy and metabolism. The thyroid absorbs available iodine from the bloodstream. The thyroid gland cannot distinguish between stable (regular) iodine and radioactive iodine and will absorb whatever it can. In babies and children, the thyroid gland is one of the most radiationsensitive parts of the body.
    “What is the thyroid gland?
    “The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland that is normally located in the lower front of the neck. The thyroid’s job is to make thyroid hormones, which are secreted into the blood and then carried to every tissue in the body. Thyroid hormone helps the body use energy, stay warm and keep the brain, heart, muscles, and other organs working as they should.
    “Most nuclear accidents release radioactive iodine into the atmosphere which can be absorbed into the body. When thyroid cells absorb too much radioactive iodine, it can cause thyroid cancer to develop several years after the exposure. Babies and young children are at highest risk. The risk is much lower for people over age 40. Thyroid cancer seems to be the only cancer whose incidence rises after a radioactive iodine release. Potassium iodide protects only the thyroid, but it is the organ at greatest risk from radioactive iodine….”

  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

    A radioactive isotope is an isotope that does not naturally occurs within nature, and is thus typically man-made. The radioactive isotope is caused by a chemical element within its
    What are Radioactive Isotopes?
    Radioactive Isotopes are chemical elements having an unstable nucleus subject to decay. This instability can be caused either naturally or synthetically. Some modern beneficial uses

  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

    Fukushima Radioactive Iodine Emergency
    Posted by Dr Sircus on September 4, 2013
    “Iodine-131, a radioactive isotope, is primarily taken up by the thyroid gland. It is a bio-mimicker. The thyroid gland requires iodine to function. In a nuclear accident large amounts of radioactive iodine-131 are released and this was certainly the case for Fukushima, especially in the early days. The thyroid gland is unable to differentiate between regular iodine and radioactive iodine and will uptake whatever chemical form it is presented with especially when one is already iodine deficient.
    “The negative health consequences of iodine-131 target the sensitive populations of the pregnant, unborn, babies and children up to 10 years of age most aggressively. If iodine-131 is inhaled or ingested it lingers in the body wherein it emits radioactive energy that results in internal damage mainly to the thyroid and parathyroid glands. According to the EPA iodine-131′s short half-life of 8 days means that it will decay away completely in the environment in a matter of months but with devastating affects to the thyroid tissues if those tissues are deficient in iodine.
    “Unborn, infants and children have tiny thyroid glands and an overall small body mass. Thus when ingested, a particle of iodine-131 can direct tremendous and damaging energy at cells at a much greater ratio than in an adult. ,,,”

  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

    Study: 28% Increase In Thyroid Problems In Babies Born After Fukushima in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington
    Posted on April 3, 2013 by WashingtonsBlog
    Is Fukushima Causing Health Problems In the United States?
    “Infants are much more vulnerable to radiation than adults. And see this.
    “However, radiation safety standards are set based on the assumption that everyone in the world is a healthy man in his 20s.
    “Now, a medical doctor (Janette D. Sherman, M. D.) and epidemiologist (Joseph Mangano) have released a study showing a 28% increase in thyroid problems in babies born in Hawaii and America’s West Coast after the Fukushima nuclear accident.
    “Janette Sherman, M.D. worked for the Atomic Energy Commission (forerunner of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission) at the University of California in Berkeley, and for the U.S. Navy Radiation Defense Laboratory in San Francisco. She served on the EPA’s advisory board for 6 years, and has been an advisor to the National Cancer Institute on breast cancer. Dr. Sherman specializes in internal medicine and toxicology with an emphasis on chemicals and nuclear radiation.
    “Joseph J. Mangano is a public health administrator and researcher who has studied the connection between low-dose radiation exposure and subsequent risk of diseases such as cancer and damage to newborns.

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

      . He has published numerous articles and letters in medical and other journals in addition to books, including Low Level Radiation and Immune System Disorders: An Atomic Era Legacy.
      “Their new study – published in the Open Journal of Pediatrics – is entitled “Elevated airborne beta levels in Pacific/West Coast US States and trends in hypothyroidism among newborns after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown.”
      “Common Dreams notes:
      “’[The study found that] children born in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington between one week and 16 weeks after the meltdown began are 28 percent more likely to suffer from congenital hypothyroidism (CH) than were kids born in those states during the same period one year earlier.
      “’CH results from a build up of radioactive iodine in our thyroids and can result in stunted growth, lowered intelligence, deafness, and neurological abnormalities—though can be treated if detected early.
      “’According to researchers from the Radiation and Public Health Project who performed the study, “Fukushima fallout appeared to affect all areas of the US, and was especially large in some, mostly in the western part of the nation.” They add that CH can provide an early measure to “assess any potential changes in US fetal and infant health status after Fukushima because official data was available relatively promptly.”

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

      “’Health researcher Joe Mangano similarly cautioned, “Reports of rising numbers of West Coast infants with under-active thyroid glands after Fukushima suggest that Americans may have been harmed by Fukushima fallout. Studies, especially of the youngest, must proceed immediately.”’…”

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    And the pro-nukers continue to lie..
    Oohh..a secret study.

    Fukushima's Worst Case Scenarios
    Much of what you’ve heard about the nuclear accident is wrong.
    Feb 26 2013


    Paul Blustein, a former Washington Post reporter living in Japan, is with the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the Brookings Institution.

    "On a heavily guarded campus east of San Francisco stands Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, one of the U.S. government’s premier scientific research facilities. Hours after a massive earthquake and tsunami struck Japan on March 11, 2011, a team of Livermore scientists mobilized to begin assessing the danger from the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant. The 40-odd team members include physicists, meteorologists, computer modelers, and health specialists. Their specialty is major airborne hazards—toxic matter from chemical fires, ash from erupting volcanoes, or radioactive emissions.

    The scientists’ work—secret at the time and barely known to the public even today—had an enormous impact on Japan’s nuclear crisis, averting a potentially disastrous U.S. overreaction."

    The Center for International Governance..could a title sound more globalist?

    • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

      (con't)..Can an article be more obvious as an effort for image control?

      The Brookings Institution..

      "At the end of 2004 the Brookings Institution had assets of $258 million and spent $39.7 million, while its budget has grown to more than $80 million in 2009.[64] Its largest contributors include the Ford Foundation, the Gates Foundation, Sen. Dianne Feinstein and her husband Richard C. Blum, Bank of America, ExxonMobil, Pew Charitable Trusts, the MacArthur Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation, and the governments of the United States, Japan, Qatar, the Republic of China, the District of Columbia, and the United Kingdom".

      Sen.Feinstein..is a detriment to society.
      Slate magazine nothing more than a lapdog of the corporate/gov.

      • bo bo

        I think it was cisco that noted how Blustein's nauseating article is being promoted like mad right now – being posted and reposted 3times on its front page in the past week – Slut Magazine – working tirelessly to inform the public

        • with no comments allowed either…

          He says that the critics can 'easily be dismissed'. Is that as in; "you must now shut up and leave the building, or you will be arrested"

          The best that can be said is that maybe they even believe this stuff, because they have been doing it so long.

          At least now the orchestrators of this huge coverup have been indentified.

      • Could this be seen as a bastion and outpost of right wing, 1% noise?

  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    R A D I A T I O N

    Cancer will only increase in numbers and get worse.

    And effect those down wind.

    Nuclear … developed by man (( to destroy man )).

  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

    The technology was developed to kill as many people as quickly as possible. If we want life for our children and the children of the world, we must ban nuclear technology worldwide immediately. The more radiation bioaccumulates, the more difficult it will be to reverse the ongoing population decimation.

  • NoNukes NoNukes

    How much would someone have to pay you to be complicit in the murder of children with your writing?

  • mairs mairs

    The squirrely bastids. That's all.

  • Japan Radioactive Iodine 131 In Sewage Sludge Levels RISING Since March 2011 To 2013 – Why? via @AGreenRoad

    Individual Radioactive Elements/Isotopes

  • Japan Radioactive Iodine 131 In Sewage Sludge Levels RISING Since March 2011 To 2013 – Why? via @AGreenRoad

  • We Not They Finally

    The scariest part, of course, is that whatever is happening with disease NOW, will get worse, not better, over time. And Japan, whatever their attempts at secrecy, is a way more high profile nation than Belarus. And few look at IrA

    • We Not They Finally

      …at Iraq and the health horrors caused by depleted uranium because, after all, they are "just" a war-torn nation, plus why bring to the fore that the U.S. did it?

      Japan does not want to be under a public microscope, but like it or not, it will be. Hopefully that will help people as they get ill, though it will not help the ongoing GENETIC transmission through coming generations.

      Also wonder what the net effect is of Japan being a seafood dependent nation, as seafood and sea vegetables are naturally high in iodine. Under ordinary circumstances, that might have been a protection. But not for long, as the natural iodine gets replaced in the sea by radioactive iodine, so aside from whatever is transmitted by air, they are ingesting it in greater quantities than other populations.

      Thyroid cancer, of course, will just be "some" of the problems there. But that they did nothing to stop it from the get-go will remain one of the worst international disgraces we have seen.

  • razzz razzz

    I was reading previews of this book and the book compares statistics and conclusions from WHO, IAEA, UNSCEAR, etc., to more recent compilation of facts in: Health Effects of Chernobyl 25 years after the reactor catastrophe http://www.ratical.org/radiation/Chernobyl/HEofC25yrsAC.html and others: Chernobyl: Consequences of the Catastrophe for People and the Environment http://www.nyas.org/publications/annals/Detail.aspx?cid=f3f3bd16-51ba-4d7b-a086-753f44b3bfc1 (out of print??)

    The conclusions conflict like night and day. UN says 50 or so direct deaths caused by Chernobyl and maybe 4,000 indirect deaths to date. Academy of Sciences put the indirect deaths at 1 million to date with million still affected with different maladies besides lands that still can't be farmed and foods that still have to be checked.

    Dr. Caldicott puts the potential death rate from Fukushima, Daiichi's disaster at 3 million because she guesses at the high end as 3X as bad as Chernobyl.

    You can try this link or browse to find the excerpt from the Hiroshima to Fukushima – Data on Chernobyl link in the original post above…

  • Shillbullshit007

    yeh the population around fukushima is much denser n they didnt evecuate anyone…chernobyl everyone was evecuated n there LYING about the numbers as in russia they jailed the doctors who told the truth so there are no reliable figures…wow what a sad race of people we have become….not all of us but eh we can onlybjudge ourselves bybthe worst of it cos surely thats the way…roll on extinction as when the pacific is irradiated thatll be it..it would appear that the environment has developed not to the humans advantage?

  • Shillbullshit007

    It's a 1000 times worse than chernobyl..this is it boys n girls…all the seas n atmosphere polluted for a long long time…the bible says the world will perish n men will beg to die…well here it comes…
    ELEVEN word wars worth of nuclear waste…n thats not the clean burn nuke type that efficient bombs produce this is raw nuclear waste thatbis being dumped in the atmosphere n seas…n is being sucked up in typhoons like a giant crop sprayer type thing…fantastic job

  • razzz razzz

    If you look at these graphs of Iodine 131 readings from two different prefectures in Japanese taken from sewage sludge, the readings are trending up with spikes occurring. Iodine 131 total lifespan is about 10 weeks and should be gone unless fission is taking place somewhere which adds it back into the environment.


    • BINGO… Razzz wins the prize…

      In other words, active fission is still happening somewhere around Fukushima, either in the plant buildings, or underground.

      The increased iodine levels are EVIDENCE and point at the truth, which is still being COVERED UP COMPLETELY.

      The products of that fission seem to be coming out and settling into the sewage, despite all statements and orders to the coriums that they stop doing that, and behave, and go back to sleep.

      How dare those coriums misbehave like that?

      Don't they know who is in charge?

      Those coriums need to follow ORDERS, or be punished severely!

      Cover up 99%, admit 1%, same old, same old.

      • razzz razzz

        It possible there is another uncontrolled leaky reactor we don't know about or they tried to start one up, Iodine 131 is released during normal reactor operation. Not sure in what amounts.

        • Maybe a little is released as part of 'normal' operations, but it would NOT lead to an INCREASE over several years in the total amount.

          Normal operation may increase and level off or dip and rise in a certain range.

          This looks like it is getting worse over time, as we keep going down the road.

          That matches with the reports coming out of the plant, which says things are going from bad to worse, with increasing radiation levels.

          Someone is trying to tell the truth, but cannot say it all.

          We have to piece things together to figure out what is really going on, because the Matrix is 99% cover up, and admit only 1%.

          So you have to be good about looking around corners, under rugs, up in the attic, etc.. and look at where all the dirt is hidden.

          The truth is in the dirt. Always has been, always will be.

  • nuknomore nuknomore

    Well this is just what everyone said would happen..
    Because these cancers do not come with any way to say it was caused by Fukushima.
    All the evidence can point to it..
    But there is no way to absolutely prove it..
    This will show up through statistics..
    It will be undeniable..
    Yet it will be denied.

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

      Actually, you can view what has happened to the animals in the region:

      Biological consequences of Chernobyl: 20 years on
      Anders Pape Møller and Timothy A. Mousseau
      “The disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986 released 80 petabecquerel of radioactive caesium, strontium, plutonium and other radioactive isotopes into the atmosphere, polluting 200 000 km ^2 of land in Europe. As we discuss here, several studies have since
      shown associations between high and low levels of radiation and the abundance, distribution, life history and mutation rates of plants and animals. However, this research is the consequence of investment by a few individuals rather than a concerted research effort by the
      international community, despite the fact that the effects of the disaster are continent-wide. A coordinated international research effort is therefore needed to further investigate the effects of the disaster, knowledge that could be beneficial if there are further nuclear accidents, including the threat of a ‘dirty bomb’.
      “One of the four nuclear reactors of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded on 26 April 1986 as a consequence of human errors owing to a temporary shutdown of the cooling system.

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

        The explosion transported vast amounts of radioactive material into the atmosphere, much of which was subsequently deposited not only in the immediate
        vicinity of the power plant in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus, but also over large parts of Europe and other continents (Figure 1). On this, the 20th anniversary of the worst environmental nuclear disaster in history, there is still much disagreement among government agencies,
        health professionals and scientists over the long-term effects of low-level nuclear contaminants. The official UN position [1] suggests that the consequences to human health are much lower than expected, the park-like appearance of the 2044.4 km ^2 Chernobyl exclusion zone,
        with large mammals appearing to be increasing in numbers, suggests an ecosystem on the rebound. However, the UN report, and interpretations of it in the popular and scientific press (e.g. [2,3]), has generated an optimism that might be unfounded. Here, we discuss the information available concerning the effects of the Chernobyl disaster on wild plant and animal populations, and also humans. It is our hope that this information will serve as a foundation for future studies investigating the long-term ecological and evolutionary repercussions of chronic exposure to low-level radioactive contaminants (low-level radiation has been defined as the dose below which it is not possible to detect adverse health effects, typically 1–20 rads).

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

        Given that the effects of the disaster were felt on a continent-wide scale
        but that research has generally been the result of investment by a few individuals, we also call for a coordinated international research effort to further investigate the environmental outcomes of the disaster.

        “A brief history of the Chernobyl event
        “On 26 April 1986, during a test of the ability of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant to generate power while undergoing an unplanned shutdown, safety systems were turned off, leading to an explosion and nuclear fire that burned for ten days, releasing between 9.35
        ! 10^3 peta-becquerel (PBq) and 1.25 ! 10^4 PBq of radionuclides into the atmosphere (by contrast, the Three Mile accident inPennsylvania, USA on 27 March 1979 released just 0.5 terabecquerel). Although many of these radionuclides either dissipated or decayed within days (e.g. 131 Iodine), 137 Caesium (137Cs) still persists in the environment even hundreds of kilometres from Chernobyl. Likewise, 90 Strontium (90Sr) and 239 Plutonium (239Pu) isotopes are common within the exclusion zone. Given the 30, 29 and 24 000 yr half-lives of 137 Cs, 90 Sr and 239 Pu, respectively, these contaminants are likely to be of significance for many years to come.

        Physiological and genetic effects of radiation
        “Immediately following the accident at Chernobyl, humans exposed to high-level radiation suffered from acute radiation sickness, including dizziness, vomiting and Fatigue [1] .

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

        The long-term physiological effects of immediate and later exposure have also shown changes in levels of antioxidants, immunity and hormones. Most of the long-term consequences of the Chernobyl disaster stem from the inhalation and ingestion of radionuclides generated by the explosion and nuclear fire (Box 1), in contrast to the
        effects that result from direct exposure to radiation from a nuclear blast. The genetic consequences of radiation exposure will depend on the received dose, dose rate and other indirect effects (Box 1). …”

        • orsobubu orsobubu

          > According to the EPA iodine-131′s short half-life of 8 days means that it will decay away completely in the environment in a matter of months

          Anne, so does it make sense that at the time Fukushima clouds, circling the Earth eastward, arrive over central Europe, the iodine-131 nuclides are almost effectless?

          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

            The entire life is 10 times 8 days before it fully decays. So, yes, it is still radioactive for 80 days. The radioactive Iodine arrived on the West Coast in about 4 or 5 days. And the radioactive plume circles the earth every 40 days. So, yes, there was so much radioactive iodine still left when the plume reached Europe, it also affected the population there.

            There were huge amounts of radioactive iodine generated with all the on-going criticalities which are still happening today and will keep happening for the next 250,000 years.

            • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

              I was here talking about Fukushima.

            • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

              Gee, that does not sound good and only for 250,000 years..

              Should we now "ORDER" millions of Bobbies to suit up?

              • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

                I don't know what Bobbies are.

                • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                  Bobbies are world citizens who are sent to their deaths by the same government that they by force of written law..must pay taxes too!

                  In War they are called soldiers..

                  In Nuclear Disasters they are called liquidators..

                  At 9-11 they were ordered in and then called sacrificed heros…

                  Got it?

            • orsobubu orsobubu

              This is horrible, this planet is going to be ruined. And if I think you're talking only about ONE radionuclide…

              Another thing, Anne.

              When the plume reaches central Europe, it will have undergone three decays. This means it is less radioactive than in the first week? And how many times, three times less?

              Moreover, according to you, it is necessary that people above the age of 40 in those areas begin today to take supplements to protect the thyroid gland?

          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

            As for Chernobyl the radioactive plume travelled east over Europe as well as west.

      • So true…

        We owe so much to so few, that operated without funding and without support after Chernobyl, to get the truth out here. A few even went to jail or disappeared… and we still do the same, even today.

        Those who are telling the truth around Fukushima are doing so without pay, no support, and risking it all.

        Those getting paid well, are generally doing the opposite; covering it up, miminizing, and denying anything happened at all.

        Money corrupts. Money plus absolute power, corrupts absolutely.

        Nuclear is ABSOLUTE power.

  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

    Consequences of Nuclear Disasters
    Alison Rosamund Katz
    “In February 2010, the New York Academy of Sciences published the most
    complete and up-to-date collection of evidence, from independent, scientific sources all over the world, on the health and environmental consequences of the Chernobyl accident. For 24 years, through a high-level, internationally coordinated cover-up of the world’s most serious industrial accident, the nuclear lobby has deprived the world of a unique and critically important source of scientific information. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), mouthpiece of the nuclear establishment, has coordinated the cover-up through the dissemination and imposition of crude pseudo-science.

    "Regrettably, the World Health Organization, a U.N. agency on which the
    world’s people rely for guidance, is subordinate to the IAEA in matters of radiation and health, has participated in the cover-up, and stands accused of non-assistance to populations in danger. The new book on Chernobyl makes available huge amounts of evidence from independent studies undertaken in the affected countries, unique and valuable data that have been ignored by the international health establishment.

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

      This comprehensive account of the full dimensions of the catastrophe reveals the shameful inadequacy of current international assistance to the affected populations. It also demonstrates, once more, that future energy options cannot include nuclear power.

      "With the cover-up of the health and environmental consequences of the Chernobyl accident, the nuclear establishment—which includes, most notably, the nuclear powers and therefore the leaders of the Western world—has deprived the world’s people of a unique and critically important source of scientific information. It is part of a general cover-up that serves the nuclear industry, both civil and military,
      and has done so for more than 50 years. Above all, it serves the geopolitical ambitions of a handful of nations, 1 allowing them to maintain a position of overwhelming power in the world—itself the major source of global insecurity and violence. The cover-up has disserved humanity and all other life forms and has damaged their life-support system—the environment—for tens of thousands of years and their genetic inheritance, irrevocably.

      “There could be no clearer illustration of the nihilism of unfettered power.

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

      As the unknown author of ‘Abyss’ pointed out, as early as August 1986, in relation to the cover-up: ‘the demand for life has now become a revolutionary programme; . . . carried farther and farther into madness by the necessities of their dominance, those social forces which would once have been described as conservative are no longer concerned even with the conservation of the biological bases for the survival of the species’ (1, emphasis added)….”

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Even high-brow statistical analysis.. often does not lead directly to the scene.
    See the photo of the elderly couple..see the true 'boots on the ground'.
    See people walking softly on this earth…in and area completely contaminated with radiation.

    Mission Impossible. What Future Fukushima?

    Japan government engaged in a vast, duplicitous and fruitless campaign to decontaminate Fukushima Prefecture.
    Sept. 30 2013


    In Native American wordage..
    "Walk in their moccasins."

  • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

    Mutations and cancer will walk with the human race for many generations, thanks to Fukushima. Lets mothball all nuke plants, before all the nuke plants "decommission" the human race. Peace.

  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    At the beginning of World War II when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor every single life lost was a Bobby, then called sailors, since the President knew of the pending attack and he pulled his prime ships out of the Harbor. He allowed them to be sacrificed as they did again on 9-11.

    Bobbies are found everywhere throughout the/our human timeline..

    Millions of Bobbies will now be sacrificed thanks to Fukushima too!

  • Mats

    State of Art:

    Latenzcy for juvenil Thyroidcancer

    2-3 years.

    at least our (german) officials say so:


    "There is a latency time, which is for each of cancers of different lengths between the radiation and the increased incidence of cancer. The shortest latency observed for radiation-induced leukemia and thyroid cancers. When irradiated in childhood, the shortest latency for leukemia and thyroid cancer with two to three years are given. The agent is expected to eight years. For other cancers, the latency periods are over ten years."

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

      Children under 1 year old can have leukemia.

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

        “…ALL is among the most common curable pediatric cancers. Survival rates for children over the age of 1 are between 70 and 80 percent. For infants under 1 year of age, the survival rate is 50 percent….”

        • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

          Minimum Latency & Types or Categories of Cancer
          John Howard, M.D., Administrator
          World Trade Center Health Program
          Revision: May 1, 2013
          (Replaces Administrator’s White Paper on Minimum Latency & Types of Cancer dated October 17, 2012)
          "Note for May 1, 2013 Revision
          : As new scientific information becomes available to the World Trade Center (WTC) Program Administrator on minimum latencies for the types or categories of cancers on the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions found at 42 C.F.R. § 88.1, minimum latencies may be modified.
          "The Administrator’s May 1, 2013 revision to the
          White Paper on Minimum Latency & Types or Categories of Cancer changes minimum latencies for mesothelioma and the category of lymphoproliferative and hematopoietic cancers.
          Executive Summary
          "The WTC Program Administrator has determined minimum latencies for the following five types or categories of cancer eligible for coverage in the WTC Health Program:
          "(1) Mesothelioma — 11 years, based on direct observation after exposure to mixed forms of asbestos, which represents a change from the October 17, 2012 version of the Administrator’s White Paper on Minimum Latency & Types or Categories of Cancer;

          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

            "(2) All solid cancers (other than esothelioma, lymphoproliferative, thyroid, and childhood
            cancers) — 4 years, based on low estimates used for lifetime risk modeling of low-level ionizing radiation studies;
            "(3) Lymphoproliferative and hematopoietic cancers (including all types of leukemia and lymphoma) — 0.4 years
            (equivalent to 146 days), based on low estimates used for lifetime risk
            modeling of low-level ionizing radiation studies, which represents a change for
            lymphoproliferative cancers only from the October 17, 2012 version of the Administrator’s White Paper on Minimum Latency & Types of Categories of Cancer;
            "(4) Thyroid cancer — 2.5 years, based on low estimates used for lifetime risk modeling of low-level ionizing radiation studies; and
            "(5) Childhood cancers (other than lymphoproliferative and hematopoietic cancers) — 1 year, based on the National Academy of Sciences findings…."

      • So true, and there are cancers that appear before the latency period has run… but we are talking generalities… not exceptions or bottoms on both sides of bell curves.

        Good link. thanks for sharing… that one is worth sharing and learning from.

        • We now know more then Helen Caldicott MD… She says it is 4 years normally.. now we know it is only 2 years.

          This site is that powerful.. it is easy to learn more than the experts, very quickly.

          • Another factor in all of this is age. The younger the child, the more sensitive it is to radiation, and the faster the response in a negative way.

            The faster the growth rate, the more radical the effect of radiation, and the worse it is…

            Leuren Moret? said that kids are between 10 to 100 MILLION times more sensitive to the same dose of radiation as a healthy adult male.

  • jec jec

    Cooking the data for politcal sakes, is WRONG. Someone in Japan needs to take the Chernobyl doctors who provided the data to world court. Stick a few in jail for fraud, and stop this. IF it was political, same thing. When computer files/data is used for real world health decisions, its got to be correct. The data from Chernobyl was "sanitized" someone somewhere has got to have the real truth. For the children of Japan and the world.

    Also, just take the Japanese thyroid tumors..and if they show the Radiation fingerprint in their DNA…its from RADIATION. Since families dont have radiation in homes, its only the government/TEPCO–so no difference. Its caused by radiation, its from Fukushima pre or post disaster, and the government/ TEPCO is responsible for medical care and treatment IMMEDIATElY. QUALITY care, not hiding the disease.

    How do I know? MY daughter has thyroid cancer likely from Chernobyl since we were not around any other radiation sources. She was exposed as a young teen in 1986, 10+ yrs later the large lump in her neck was FINALLY checked (young people dont get cancer, it cant be cancer..etc etc) and she had immergency surgery. Is now 2013, she has radiation treatments every three years as much as she can have, she will get leukemia from treatment but it controls the cancer in her throat. She can not get good thyoid replacement meds, and her weight is increasing due to fluid buildup (100 lbs). She is tired,hair falls out, she has stomach aches/tremors…

    • NoNukes NoNukes

      I am so sorry that your daughter is suffering, Jec. I don't believe there are good thyroid replacement meds. The focus is often just on mortality, and not all the suffering caused by nuclear. My thoughts are with her.

  • nedlifromvermont

    Ho! to that! Sorry for your daughter's cancer and related suffering … jec … and to all the other cancer sufferers out there …

    Nuclear power has bequeathed to us way too many cancers …

    All for an unnecessary dream/fraud of cheap uranium power … I'm truly sorry …

    peace to all the 'newsers!

  • pkjn

    Fukushima Radiation: Japanese Babies With Congenital Physical Polydactyly Anomalies
    Global Research, September 30, 2013
    Babies with polydactyly on waiting list for operation
    When a parent whose baby had been born with polydactyly contacted Fukushima Medical University to ask for an operation for their child, they were told that they were very busy operating on babies with the same condition and had more than a hundred on their waiting list.
    They were also told they would have to wait another one or two years before the operation could be performed, as the bones in the fingers and hands need to be well developed.

  • razzz razzz

    Kid's thyroid problems for the Japanese and elsewhere in the world due to Fukushima, Daiichi radioactive fallout has been brewing before 3/11. A study and report of results from Chernobyl fallout included Doctor Yamashita findings for the Japanese government where he concluded that kids well fed with iodine rich diets were less likely to suffer thyroid problem due to fallout as compared to poor iodine diets in kids that suffered from Chernobyl fallout. This report was before 3/11 where the doctor found thyroid problems in Japanese kids at less than 1%, as a baseline.
    Then the meltdowns happened. After the meltdowns, occurrences of thyroid problems were running almost 50% in kids in some areas and this was with non-standard testing ('feeling' the throat area, Geiger counter scans that pickup gamma but not the beta readings) instead of using ultra sound techniques or better (whole body counter). Dr. Yamashita has some explaining to due after backing himself into a corner.
    Also discussed early on here…
    The shorter the half life, the more radioactive active the radioisotope is as with Iodine 131: Half life 8 days or full life of 80 days/11 weeks or so.

    • If that is true, how about those elements that only have 1 second half lives, or 5 minute half lives?

      Shouldn't they be the most dangerous ones?

      • razzz razzz

        Yeah, that's why you die when directly exposed to a fresh nuclear accident, you are exposed to copious amounts of radiation. It is also why plutonium-239 (Pu-239 has a half-life of 24,000 years and Pu-241's half-life is 14.4 years, plutonium isotope with the shortest half-life of 20 minutes is Pu-233) takes so long to kill you when ingesting or inhaling it in tiny quantities, the decay rate is so slow that a particle ray is not emitted fast enough to do immediate damage but takes years or decades to do gene or cell damage leading to cancer and metastasis or it can cut DNA strands only to show up in future generations as deformities.

        You'll understand now Arnie Gundersen's concern if they break a fuel rod during removal. The radiation release will immediate, even in water the gases escape the spent fuel rod and you evacuate the premises for a day or two until the radioactive poisons disperse. I'm sure they have a filtering system for an emergency but you can never catch and filter it all.

        You need those certain types of scintillation machines where you can put in a radioactive sample for 1 or 2 weeks or longer so all the slowest decay rates can be recorded and found then it analyses for which isotopes types they are (gamma, beta, alpha, xray, etc.), strength, age, whatever you need to know.

        Some radioisotopes decay so slow that they are hardly considered radioactive, almost stable, in the science world.

        • Why do all of the animal studies show 100% mortality with even a nano dose of plutonium, and it happened fairly fast?

          Dogs do not live so long.. and they ALL died after getting a tiny dose of plutonium.

          • So what we learned today is if you have a spent fuel pool in your basement, and you are cleaning it out and getting the rods out, and you happen to drop one, RUN LIKE H#*#!

            Don't stick around and watch the gamma rays!

          • razzz razzz

            I need a link to the study but dogs are injected with very small amounts of plutonium and soon develop cancers, can't say they let them suffer until death. They only need to see if cancers develop.

  • razzz razzz

    I was looking at the recent sludge report and the Tokai(?) nuke plant site (one BWR5) had it reactor problems and the nearest big city sludge plant is at Gunma prefecture and has a high I-131 reading. You forget all the other problem nukes that Japan has but is not talking about. Also has a reprocessing plant there.

  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

    Deconstructing Nuclear Experts
    By Chris Busby
    “The result: more than a million people have died between 1986 and 2004 as a direct result of Chernobyl. …
    “Why is the ICRP model unsafe? Because it is based on "absorbed dose". This is average radiation energy in Joules divided by the mass of living tissue into which it is diluted. A milliSievert is one milliJoule of energy diluted into one kilogram of tissue. As such it would not distinguish between warming yourself in front of a fire and eating a red hot coal. It is the local distribution of energy that is the problem. The dose from a singly internal alpha particle track to a single cell is 500mSv! The dose to the whole body from the same alpha track is 5 x 10-11 mSv. That is 0.000000000005mSv. But it is the dose to the cell that causes the genetic damage and the ultimate cancer. The cancer yield per unit dose employed by ICRP is based entirely on external acute high dose radiation at Hiroshima, where the average dose to a cell was the same for all cells….
    “For the late Professor John Gofman, a senior figure in the US Atomic Energy Commission until he saw what was happening and resigned, famously said: "the nuclear industry is waging a war against humanity." This war has now entered an endgame which will decide the survival of the human race.

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

      Not from sudden nuclear war. But from the on-going and incremental nuclear war which began with the releases to the biosphere in the 60s of all the atmospheric test fallout, and which has continued inexorably since then through Windscale, Kyshtym, 3-Mile Island, Chernobyl, Hanford, Sellafield, La Hague, Iraq and now Fukushima, accompanied by parallel increases in cancer rates and fertility loss to the human race…

  • wikijewcontrolled

    You must be careful citing wiki. Jews control the entries. Notice how they love to say the supposed "holocaust" happened, how they make certain to give false positive GDP growth figures, and more. They are busy manipulating up stock markets through control of media, financial markets, and central banks to produce a world-wide third world wealth divide. They don't want anything to get in their way of full world destruction.

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