Record-high 10 Million Bq/liter of strontium-90 & beta emitters finally revealed in Fukushima plant groundwater — 1,000% more than Tepco has claimed for last 6 months

Published: February 6th, 2014 at 8:21 pm ET
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Jiji Press, Feb. 6, 2014: TEPCO Corrects Last Summer’s Water Pollution Data to Record High [...] Samples collected from an observation well close to the sea in early July contained a record 5 million becquerels of strontium-90 per liter of groundwater, the company said. When TEPCO announced the original data that month, the firm said the total amount of radioactive materials emitting beta particles, including strontium-90, was 900,000 becquerels [...] the total amount of beta particle-emitting materials [...]  are likely to be around 10 million becquerels, far higher than the previous record high of 3.1 million becquerels for the well.

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, Feb. 6, 2014: Record-high strontium-90 in past Fukushima plant groundwater sample — [TEPCO] said Thursday that a groundwater sample taken from a well at the site in July last year contained a record-high 5 million becquerels per liter of radioactive strontium-90.[...] TEPCO official said that “all beta radiation could have been 10 million becquerels in total.”

See also: Highest Yet: Radiation level hits new record in Fukushima groundwater well -- Over 3,000,000 Bq/liter of strontium and beta emitters

Full map and corrected test results here

Published: February 6th, 2014 at 8:21 pm ET
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165 comments to Record-high 10 Million Bq/liter of strontium-90 & beta emitters finally revealed in Fukushima plant groundwater — 1,000% more than Tepco has claimed for last 6 months

  • HoTaters

    There are no words to describe this latest "revelation."

    The only things that come to mind right now are, "Eeeeeeew!" and "Arrrrrrgh!"


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  • alpha-tracker

    FUKUSHIMA'S RADIOACTIVE GROUNDWATER CRISIS: A Look at One Very Overlooked Chemical

    http://www.nuclearcrimes.org/fukushimaupdates4.php


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  • Canuck1

    Wait until the "more than realized" cesium and various radiation elements located in fish products are in newspapers..Too late for the sheeples who ignored the signs


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    • We Not They Finally

      Look, whether what you call "the sheeple" (and realize that you are slamming the sheeple's KIDS, too) had ignored or not ignored, we're ALL set for mass epidemics. Please just don't act like people deserve this.

      It is unclear who and when could have been doing ANYTHING. Yes, if Japan had welcomed help. Yes, maybe if the few brave voices would have been heard. Maybe yes if the international bodies weren't all corrupt. Yes if this, yes if that.

      TEPCO etc. are totally culpable. But however it happened, the world couldn't stop this — even the brave, even the aware. That's tragic and disgraceful. But now, for better or worse, we are all in it together. God help us all.


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      • hexagon

        "Please just don't act like people deserve this."

        Thank you. The word "sheeple" is like nails on a chalkboard.


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        • Sickputer

          I love sheep and sheeple and have used both words in the same vein. I didn't know I nor Canuck1that we were PC incorrect. :-)

          One thing about sheep and you may have read this anecdote before from me…they are gentle creatures and without a human shepherd or a strong donkey, llama, or fierce guard dog they are easy prey.

          28 years ago a rancher in Del Rio calmly told me of the overnight slaughter of 300 of his sheep in a steep valley. Mountain lion did it…tracks to prove it and dead sheep piled up in a huge pile like toys for a kitty.

          You see my avatar and please know I mean something by it. That gentle folk were killed and are piling up in Fukushima valleys. I can't fight their invisible lions, but I can ask that the dead not be forgotten and the the living not be forsaken. These gentle folk ( sheep is not an insult in my mind) need a champion. I do all I can from 6,000 miles to be their friend and bring them aid. Sheep are not ignorant, they are just easy targets for predators.

          Sorry to muse so much off-topic. Tough days here in Texas also…


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        • Homolumina Homolumina

          How about "the masses" and the psychology of the masses – is that inappropriate too ? It is not a value judgement but a synonym for the masses who follow certain laws – laws of a herd – this is indisputable. And – what about the people who do not want to know ? I have had encounters with those too. I do not like when people on this forum get mad at each other. I am not free of emotions and they should be allowed to be expressed, there is plenty of reason to be emotional. So – I am human, I get angry and I see sheeple ! And I do not have any grudges against anybody here – no matter what, because this is what I find to be my tribe, and in a tribe everybody who belongs is contained. We are all in here for the same reason, fighting for the same reason, that matters, right ? So – please, how about tolerance out of understanding and love ?


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          • Phil Shiffley Phil Shiffley

            We Not They Finally,

            Have you read of the work of Edward Bernays? (Freud's nephew, btw). I never was the same after being made aware of his work nor how corporate America as well as our government utilized it like a manual.

            Here is one excerpt from Wikipedia: "One of Bernays's favorite techniques for manipulating public opinion was the indirect use of "third party authorities" to plead his clients' causes. "If you can influence the leaders, either with or without their conscious cooperation, you automatically influence the group which they sway", he said. In order to promote sales of bacon, for example, he conducted a survey of physicians and reported their recommendation that people eat heavy breakfasts. He sent the results of the survey to 5,000 physicians, along with publicity touting bacon and eggs as an ideal heavy breakfast, and superior for health to the then traditional breakfast of tea (or coffee) and toast. .[citation needed]"

            Bernays rose to fame in the 1920s. More recently "Mobs Messiahs, and Markets" by Will Bonner and Lila Rajiva gets into group think and other forms of modern self delusion in finance and politics. A little too heavy with the political talking points, it was nevertheless very insightful as to how mobs are manipulated by those that understand the tools.


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        • invisible ELEphant in the room

          Is the term "Zombie" OK?

          Fukushima Zombie March
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOxIsmnRyko

          Previous post from this site:

          "They" are sheeple because they don't have the intelligence, wisdom, taste, judgement, or humanity to know right from wrong, lies from truth, good from evil, scams from honest interaction, and they probably suffer from personality disorders and neuroses that make them a burden to their families and their societies. I don't have the slightest hesitation to label them as sheeple, or worse, because I've lived many decades now learning the nature of the damage they do, and the intractable egotistical unfathomable resistance of their natures to any growth or change. They are born stupid and destructive, and they won't change their natures. The best we can hope for is that they will try to change their behavior if they face self destruction due to it.
          If, finally, the sheeple come 'round to view the current disaster as an existential threat – Whether by Imperial Edict or a CNN Special – what difference to us? They still will be a problem in any other matter, forever. That is why our fate was sealed when the good people were eclipsed and their influence in society and government became ineffectual. This change resulted from propagandizing and manipulating the sheeple, and turning them against the decent well-meaning minority. The means was media and social institutions, like education. The groups of people who did it are known to the wise…


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      • invisible ELEphant in the room

        "Please just don't act like people deserve this."

        Who deserves this fate then? Even if you say people were possessed somehow, we still have to take responsibility for our actions.

        Nuclearism was not forced on humanity at gun-point, it took the collaboration of millions of people to make it happen for decades all over the world.

        In a sane world nuclearism could have never happened, university students would have rejected it out of moral conviction and never manned the plants and "the people" would have been aware enough to make a united stand against it.

        Humanity as a whole is responsible for nuclearism, period. Many will want to say it was just "the powers that be" forcing it on everyone else but that's just a lie. Humanity collaborated to make nuclearism possible and now humanity will be held responsible.


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        • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

          Naw, I think you are wrong and yes the powers that be are/did the forcing of it on everyone else!

          You do understand that "by law" all Americans were forced into government education and/or what some call indoctrination centers and that my friend is .."the powers that be"! :)

          Have any idea how many palms had to be controlled and greased all along the way? :(


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          • Do you realize we can't simply wipe humans from planet…
            lock them up, inoculate them, feed them paper called gmo…

            Humans are ReQuired to maintain the radioactive waste Forever….Till end of time…or 4.5bil yrs
            whichever comes first….

            obviously everything dies without human intervention….

            this is just unimaginable criminality….


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            • poindexter

              think about this…

              since radiation lowers the IQ of humans, as radiation levels rise, each generation of humans will be dumber.

              how dumb will humans who will be stewards of nuc waste be after 10,000 to 250,000 years of rising rad levels?

              too dumb to be stewards of waste?

              dumb and dumber?


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          • invisible ELEphant in the room

            obewanspeaks,

            "Naw, I think you are wrong and yes the powers that be are/did the forcing of it on everyone else!"

            There are still countries that either have no nuclear plants or very few because the common people rose up against it, I think that fact alone proves you wrong.

            "You do understand that "by law" all Americans were forced into government education and/or what some call indoctrination centers and that my friend is .."the powers that be"!"

            This is my reply to that:

            "In a sane world nuclearism could have never happened, university students would have rejected it out of moral conviction and never manned the plants and "the people" would have been aware enough to make a united stand against it."

            The college students studying about nuclear power plant technology all over the world should have collectively rejected everything about it out of moral duty. In a sane world that would have happened along with the scientists and professors that made nuclearism possible educating the rest of the common people on the dangers of nuclear power. Then, in a sane world, the common people would have made it impossible for "the powers that be" to institute nuclearism.

            I think that blaming nuclearism on a lack of intelligence caused by the educational system is a red herring because the scientists, professors, and university students that have made nuclearism possible obviously do not have a low intelligence at all (IQ) and it is largely their fault…


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            • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

              IE,
              First:
              "There are still countries that either have no nuclear plants or very few because the common people rose up against it, I think that fact alone proves you wrong."

              These countries did not develop the technology under force of a police state or because of the force of war.
              Some countries still have their international rights…it's not their technology. :)

              Next:
              "In a sane world nuclearism could have never happened, university students would have rejected it out of moral conviction and never manned the plants and "the people" would have been aware enough to make a united stand against it."

              University students all over the world have had 70 years to reject it..they haven't!

              Accept for those sane countries above.. :)

              Next:
              I think that blaming nuclearism on a lack of intelligence caused by the educational system is a red herring because the scientists, professors, and university students that have made nuclearism possible obviously do not have a low intelligence at all (IQ) and it is largely their fault…

              Never stated anyone was stupid, I stated they were educated on what the powers to be taught them and the powers to be did not teach them the dangers or the flaws truthfully about the technology.

              In essence they were force fed bullshit.. by law. :)

              That is what helps create this current Zeitgeist Matrix my friend…


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              • invisible ELEphant in the room

                "These countries did not develop the technology under force of a police state or because of the force of war.
                Some countries still have their international rights…it's not their technology."

                You're already contradicting yourself because you're admitting that the powers that be don't always have the capability to force nuclearism on the people which is what you were trying to claim.

                I posted earlier:

                "Nuclearism was not forced on humanity at gun-point, it took the collaboration of millions of people to make it happen for decades all over the world."

                If the university students, scientists, and professors that made nuclearism possible would have done the moral thing and rejected it, nuclearism would have been impossible. In some countries governments do try to people force to do things but in a sane world people would follow their moral convictions to the death, I would, you? People can always say no.

                "Never stated anyone was stupid, I stated they were educated on what the powers to be taught them and the powers to be did not teach them the dangers or the flaws truthfully about the technology."

                Come on, nuclear power plants are not sane. My belief is that nuclearism is insane and that a world full of sane people would have realized that and stopped it from being possible.

                Did the educational system cause the insanity? It's possible but acting like we know that it was the educational system that caused the insanity is not realistic, that's only…


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                • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                  You do understand there are still 400 of these Nuclear Power Plants still operating after 6 massive Nuclear Core Melt Downs. No, you can pretty much blame your educational systems and yes the use of the force of law… :(

                  Sanity that is a good one…whom among us is sane. Look around. :)


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                  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                    "Nuclearism was not forced on humanity at gun-point, it took the collaboration of millions of people to make it happen for decades all over the world."

                    You forget this one.. :)

                    "Have any idea how many palms had to be controlled and greased all along the way?"


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                    • invisible ELEphant in the room

                      Now you're shifting the argument from "It was forced on the people" to "The people were bribed into going along with it"…

                      You've just changed your whole argument.

                      I'll go with your bribery explanation and here's my refutation of it:

                      "If the university students, scientists, and professors that made nuclearism possible would have done the moral thing and rejected it, nuclearism would have been impossible. In some countries governments do try to people force to do things but in a sane world people would follow their moral convictions to the death, I would, you? People can always say no."

                      You couldn't have bribed me to go along with something that would destroy the planet the way nuclearism has. I would say that taking the bribe and going along with nuclearism is not only totally insane but totally evil as well.


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                    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                      Obviously the students learned and then applied this knowledge for some reason. :(

                      Ergo: 400 operating Nuclear Power Plants and more scheduled to be built. Try walking into one them and turning one off and I think you will meet your.. by force of law. :)


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                    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                      Bribes take/come in many different forms and/but the palms are always greased and controlled all along the way….some call it a salary, bonus, title, degree, prestige, kick backs, donations, promises, to cheap to meter was a good one.. etc. etc. :)


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                  • invisible ELEphant in the room

                    "You do understand there are still 400 of these Nuclear Power Plants still operating after 6 massive Nuclear Core Melt Downs. No, you can pretty much blame your educational systems and yes the use of the force of law… :(

                    Sanity that is a good one…whom among us is sane. Look around."

                    Whether it was the educational system or another explanation is conjecture, it can't be proven. There have been many other theories proposed down through time and none of them can be proven.

                    At the end of the day, we're in agreement, this is an insane world.

                    I see no point in continuing this debate, we agree on the bottom line.


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                • invisible ELEphant in the room

                  Here's the last paragraph in full from the above post:

                  Did the educational system cause the insanity? It's possible but acting like we know that it was the educational system that caused the insanity is not realistic, that's only one possibility of many.

                  obewanspeaks,

                  I just realized something, you're the poster here who's always calling for all nuclear plants to be shut down world-wide but now you're arguing that that very thing is impossible.

                  So, why are you wasting your time posting that again and again when you believe it's an impossibility?


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                  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                    You are making no sense and we are talking about why the problem still exists, not the fact that I want them all shut down… :)

                    Do you want them all shut down too? :)

                    I am only explaining the process of how we all got here, at this place in time, dealing with the Largest Nuclear Industrial Accident to ever happen on this planet we call Earth… :)

                    The Zeitgeist Matrix created is very large and wide…


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                    • invisible ELEphant in the room

                      If humanity wants to survive, the plants must be shut down. That's my answer but it's irrelevant to this discussion.

                      You wrote this earlier:

                      "These countries did not develop the technology under force of a police state or because of the force of war.
                      Some countries still have their international rights…it's not their technology."

                      With the above you were implying that in most of the world the common people couldn't stop nuclearism even if they wanted to. Therefore, you're saying that it's impossible for the common people to successfully cause them to be shut-down.

                      It's as clear as can be to me and you're saying, "You are making no sense"?

                      On the one hand you're saying that something is an impossibility and on the other hand you keep calling for that very thing again and again?


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                    • invisible ELEphant in the room

                      "Obviously the students learned and then applied this knowledge for some reason.

                      Ergo: 400 operating Nuclear Power Plants and more scheduled to be built. Try walking into one them and turning one off and I think you will meet your.. by force of law."

                      We agreed that this is an insane world and we also agree that the above statements are a product of the insanity (although you haven't stated that last point in this conversation, I've read enough of your comments in the past to know you agree with that).

                      The above statements are a product of the ubiquitous insanity so there's nothing left to argue here in my opinion. There's no sane reasoning about insanity, that's the bottom line.


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                    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                      At this point, based on what I see from the involvement/understanding/current awareness of the people of the world regarding Nuclear Power Plants, any shut down phase will be tediously slow, unless the international Community ends it all via a proclamation by law worldwide. :)

                      4-6 years until the next Nuclear Plant meltdown.. :(

                      My call is to the governments of the world to shut them down! :)

                      Few people here in the states even know what Fukushima stand for.. :(


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                    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                      oops.. Few people here in the states even know what Fukushima "stands" for..

                      This has been purposeful..


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                    • invisible ELEphant in the room

                      "At this point, based on what I see from the involvement/understanding/current awareness of the people of the world regarding Nuclear Power Plants, any shut down phase will be tediously slow, unless the international Community ends it all via a proclamation by law worldwide."

                      You've already made the claim that the common people cannot shut down the plants or even stop nuclearism AT ALL in most of the world.

                      You're doublethinking on this issue, you're saying that something is possible and impossible at the same time.


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                    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                      Well, you better get those flyers on all the doors and wake up the Americans since we have over 100 operating right now on our soil and they are asking and getting 20-40 year operating life extensions.

                      I never stated people could not get them shut down, they can, but they would have to show some concern and they need to show it right now and not in 10 years. By that time New York or Chicago might become a nuclear waste land from another melt down.

                      I have been clear on my position at all times and there is no need for more banter and we are on the same team. :)

                      The new education system will hopefully resolve some these current problematic issues.

                      We can only hope! :)


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  • newsblackoutUSA newsblackoutUSA

    Wait until they admit there are mox fuel rods fissioning in the salt water in the area by the plant, blown there by the explosion 3/12 and they will never be able to clean any of this up. On a lighter note, the Sochi Olympics are prepping everyone for the Tokyo Olympics. Maybe radiation poisoning won't look so bad in comparison.

    http://www.commondreams.org/further/2014/02/06-4


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    • SykeWar(DELETED) SykeWar

      With the added benefit that Tokyo's pillows glow in the dark.


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      • We Not They Finally

        Well, just a few days back, Yoichi Shimatsu said that NO ONE could safely survive Tokyo now. There has been an unheard-of bizarre fog over the city, apparently water heavily laced with radioactivity, –he thinks strontium-90.

        There won't be any Tokyo Olympics. It's unclear whether there will even be Tokyo.


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        • newsblackoutUSA newsblackoutUSA

          WNTF, there was a strange fog and steam event on the webcams that day. I captured a screen video in case it disappears. I talked to someone whose friends are stationed in Japan and they said there are Mox fuel rods fissioning in the seawater area Tepco has a silt fence around. They told me we are in big trouble because there is no solution to this. The military personnel stationed there are getting sick etc. and it sounds even worse than I realized.

          I personally am praying, so whatever or who ever you believe in or don't believe in….. at the very least, I suggest wrapping your head around the real possibility of a "not good" scenario…


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        • Homolumina Homolumina

          A man from Tokyo who is visiting the Bay Area for a business trip talked to my husband today – he is convinced that Tokyo is safe, that radiation is only 30 Miles around the plant, that the government now is going to remove 5 cm of soil within the 30 Miles radius – and that people with money are leaving the country…


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          • newsblackoutUSA newsblackoutUSA

            Homolumina…people believe what they want to believe. The fact that people with money are leaving would be a red flag to me. From what I hear, evacuation of Japan may happen at some point (I think once Americans have divested all the investments IMO) . We are shipping 15K pounds of Iodine pills to Japan a day, so what does that say? That was reported here on Enenews. Kaku said when the workers leave Daiichi, we will know there is nothing more that can be done.


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    • These criminals are incapable of shame.
      With slightest pressure there's probably nothing they wouldn't admit to.
      Their Handlers are Very Busy Shutting Down All Data.


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  • Tiza Tiza

    I think that the Stronium-90s are worse than the cesiums, or am I incorrect? Since I've been studying this mess, Stronium-90 is one of the monsters. It goes directly into our bones and emits radiation constantly. I know that Cesium-134 & 137 aren't good stuff either, but I think that Stronium-90 lives longer inside of us. Some of these things from what I've been studying can be helped from eating healthy and taking valuable supplements, so it lessens their effects.


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    • We Not They Finally

      The worst dangers from strontium-90 are supposed to be leukemia and bone cancer. But apparently virtually all the kids in Tokyo now have lowered white blood cell counts, a pre-cursor to leukemia.

      It is good to take natural calcium (NOT dairy!) to keep strontium-90 in the body down (it replaces calcium). Just be sure to balance it with lots of magnesium as well. Calcium and magnesium are a pair, a balance. Magnesium also guards against uranium invading the body. A lot of the radionuclides mimic minerals.


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      • Homolumina Homolumina

        From what I know minerals should always be replaced as a whole, since they need to be in homeostasis; when you only replace one or another you mess this up; it is like they act together as an entity; there is a product I found to be a good one – it comes from Australia, from the Great Barrier Reef, it is cleaned from common impurities and the name is Blue Ocean Minerals


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    • Sickputer

      Tiza sez…" think that the Stronium-90s are worse than the cesiums, or am I incorrect?"

      SP: You are correct… Gram for gram, Strontium 90 has almost double the gamma decay and it outperforms cesium 137 for contamination of popular food stuffs (at least in my opinion).

      Cesium 137 is a derringer… Strontium 90 is a sawed off shotgun.


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      • Radioactive iodine is a derringer; it destroys the thyroid

        Cesium is an AK47; it destroys the heart and muscles, organs

        Strontium is a shotgun; it destroys the bone marrow

        Polonium is like a hand grenade..

        Plutonium is a nuclear bomb; it destroys the lungs, liver, bones, etc, mimics iron. Deadly in even nano particle inhaled amounts in dog studies.

        The problem is; you cannot get one without all of the 999 others.

        The nuclear industry loves to deceive people by claiming you just get one or two coming out of a nuclear reactor accident, but the other 999 come along for free, at no cost.

        Bottom line, it is like WWWIII in everyone's body..

        93 Long life Radiation Contaminants, A Problem For Billions Of Years; Via @AGreenRoad
        http://agreenroad.blogspot.com/2012/03/93-long-lived-nuclear-elements.html


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      • pinksailmatt pinksailmatt

        Cesium also does a good job at mutating life, where strontium will just outright kill the thing dead.

        Akira Kurosawa's film "Dreams" has a great visionary part sub-titled "Mt. Fiji in Red", where he talks about Cesium, calling it "The Great Mutator".

        It used to be available on the internet…but I can't find it anywhere anymore. I guess that statement is a super hot button.

        PS: I just got laid off, after 20 years with the same company.

        PSS: The Willamette Valley Oregon has 13"+ of snow on the valley floor. About double what I have ever seen.

        They can blame all the plant deaths on that…I guess.


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    • The Best Thing About Strontium is the Bones! Evidence!


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  • Ontological Ontological

    I may have to start posting don't eat the fish signs. Yikes. Maybe I should offer to test it for em lol I know the alarm goes off sometimes to pass near the fish counter. Don't mean much been going off like crazy now.


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  • johnnyo

    weekly new records
    three year old info revealed
    wake me the fuck up


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  • No Immediate Danger No Immediate Danger

    Some precipitation finally fell on Portland today in the form of snow. It's been a very dry new year. The snow in my backyard today is 117 CPM with spikes to 150. 35 CPM is normal background.

    These are typical of rainwater readings I get here, but it hasn't rained in, like, forever.


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  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    EVERY WEEK IT'S ANOTHER "RECORD HIGH" . .

    Gamble with nuclear, loser looses all.

    Can happen to any country too.

    Nuclear countries, wake up, and quit being a fool.


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    • Gasser Gasser

      The Star Spangel Banner

      ~The bad way it is~

      Oh, say can you see….by the dawn's early Gamma ray light

      What so fearfully we failed….or the twilight's last gleaming.

      
Whose broad spreading Corium's and bright sky shine….through perilous fright
      
O'er the chemical ramparts we watched….Atomic water come streaming.

      
And the Corium's red glare….the hydro volcanoes bursting in air
      
Gave proof through the night….that NRC bullshitter's were still there.

      
O say, does that Rising Sun banner yet wave
      
O'er the land of the dying and the Yakuza thugs so naive.

      O say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave

      O'er the contaminated USA….land of the Tax enslaved.

      And the home of the blind sheeple so naive

      ~~~~~

      ~The good way it should be~

      Oh, say can you see….by the dawn's early computer back light
      
What so intensely enenews'ers breath held….at the poster's last streaming.

      
Whose broad spreading truth with bright minds…..through courageous might

      O'er the LCD screens we watched…..Pro Nuker's just dreaming.

      
And the posters LCD screen glare….lit up for solutions to stop Nuclides in air

      Gave proof through the nights that enenews truth heros were still there.

      
O say, does that NO! NUKES! banner yet wave

      O'er the internet of the wise and the intelligent not so naive.

      O say, does that reinstated star-spangled banner yet wave
      
O'er the United States of America….the land of the smart and brave.

      ~Gasser Classic~


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  • The typical report bad things after the fact. Classic nuclear industry bafflegab. Along with cold shutdown conditions to describe a triple meltdown. And everybody's favorite
    "No immediate danger" . Lady Judge and Lake Barrett had a hand in this info release.
    The information is being managed not the radiation release.


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  • Capt. Nemo Capt. Nemo

    So what appeared for a while to be a problem is now gradually becoming just something that happened to humanity because they were too interested in what went on inside of things instead of what went on inside themselves. So before they knew it they had created a great deal of dangerous stuff, the nuclear being the worst. But despite warnings reminiscent of ancient myths they had open Pandora's Box and all sorts of things came rushing out. Now they are in a terrible fix. Early death and perhaps even worse transgenerational effects. What will tomorrow's children look like? Will they be able to function? Will the story be this: child's mother died of cancer when he was 6. He needs to be institutionalized which is obvious. But there is no longer any money. What do we do? Each year more deformed children and fewer normal. Millions that can not function. And so on. A thousand years from now if we make it that far, what will the scene be like? Will humanity be a world of grotesques living among the ruins?


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  • Capt. Nemo Capt. Nemo

    Disposal sites? There are none. I suspect there are cosmic or natural laws which ought not to be violated; and yet that is precisely what modern science is doing. The consequences just keep getting worse and worse. Certainly the human body has various needs which if not met lead to debility. Something similar I suspect is happening to the human species because it refuses to abide by a cosmic or universal code. Perhaps if it foreswore nuclear power and a few other things it could rescue itself over the next few generations. But we have a president who is obliging the nuclear power industry by denouncing coal and promoting a lot of new Satanic Mills. Hopeless. Criminal. Insane. Luciferian.


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    • Homolumina Homolumina

      Dear Skipper, there is another cosmic law, the law of duality, polarity and balance, means that each system will always seek and go into balance. Hm, concluded doesn't it mean that whenever we are polarized we automatically create the opposite pole. Goethe had Mephistopheles state exactly this "Ich bin win Teil von jener Kraft, die stets das Boese will und stets das Gute schafft", it does not sound so well when translated, but here we go " I am a part of the power that always wants to create evil and yet creates the good" ?

      When we are beyond polarity, in wuwei, we do not create the never ending play of good and evil anymore, for me this is the state of being in eye of the storm. Please dear friend, remind me too, when I tip off kilter, being whirled around by the storm, being polarized, and this way strengthening exactly that, which I oppose… It happens to me too, again and again, since the storm is all there is around me now… Love your way


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  • bonsairebellion bonsairebellion

    Please someone check my math….

    10 million bq’s per liter = 37,854,100 bq’s per gallon.

    At (low estimate of 300 metric tons) 79251 gallons of out flow per day = 2,999,975,279,100 bq’s added to the ocean each day.
    Divide that by the 187 quintillion gallons in the Pacific Ocean (see HoTaters comment #468000)
    (and not suggesting the distribution/dilution, if any, is even)
    the leakage adds 0.00000001604265 bq’s per gallon per day to the Pacific.

    With current measurements of (about 1.5 becquerels per cubic meter) or 0.00567811880139 per Gallon in the Pacific, then roughly by water releases only Fukushima increases the bq’s of the Pacific by 0.000282534596% per day.

    Ever day, 1,063 days and counting ….


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    • NZNick

      I think your math sounds about right, but there are some additional aspects of the science that you ought to be aware of.

      1. All radionuclides in the ocean environment experience processes of remineralisation. This either takes place through:

      (a) precipitation. Strontium in particular preferentially preciptates before Calcium, so in the calcium saturated ocean, together with the heavier radionuclides, which have been shown to not remain long in solution once they enter the ocean.
      (b) adsorption. this is the process by which Caesium in particular attaches to silt and mineral particles which settle out in deeper water; and
      (c) bio-sequestration, which basically is phyto and zooplankton with high generational turnover taking in radionuclides, dying, and then falling to the ocean floor, where they are reintegrated into sediment layers.

      The combination of these factors means that the the massive majority of radionuclides are not transported significant distances from the discharge source.

      2. Second, despite scaremongering to the contrary, there is no evidence that radionuclides are significantly eco toxic. There have been many studies undertaken in this respect over the past 50 years, none of which have shown significant effects on marine life associated with radionuclide discharges.

      3. at your figures, and ignoring sequestration, over the next 100 years, the pacific will rise from 1.5 to 3 Bq/l, which is peanuts compared to the irish and black seas…


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    • Rufus

      Your math may be right, but the statistics are for water.
      I read that it's 100x for plankton, 1000x for little fish and on and on and on…
      Personally, I don't really want any Bqs of anything in my body.
      Especially any that came from Fukushima.


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  • snukey

    when do people just start falling over dead? Its gonna happen 2 years, 4 years? just like the sea life its gonna happen! FUCK


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  • Antirads

    I found a water filter that helps protect against the radiation particles.. check it out http://pwc2.com/b2T … I dont know about you but Id rather be safe than sorry.. just go to water pitchers and check out the radiological filter


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  • Thanksforplaying

    Not sure where to place this question, sorry if perceived as OT, could bend it back on topic if I tried hard enough.

    Anyone got any info on how much radionuclides whizzing around at 30 000ft on long haul flights? Got to make some travel decisions soon and struggling to find reliable info on, particularly, hot particle concentrations. If there's a better thread to send me too, or airline pilots forums, that would be great. My instinct is not to fly at all, but then it is also to not eat, drink or breathe, and life must struggle on for now! Blessings to all, and thanks in advance.


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  • isogoodhumans

    The filter has been independently certified to remove:
    Radon 222, Radium, Uranium, Plutonium, and Cesium 137.

    Your water filter doesnt say it removes Tritium, one of the most common ongoing releases from nuke plants. Tritium affects the pancreas. Pancreatic cancer is a horrible way to die.

    I have been looking for a filter that removes Tritium, Cesium, Strontium and Plutonium but cant find any.


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  • Thanksforplaying

    Thanks stock and JT. Re flying, I was thinking more of the inhalable hot particles than cosmic gammas. Of course they're up there, was just wondering quantities.
    I too got an 1100 cpm doing Wellington Sydney early november last, morning flight. I put it down to NZs famous ozone hole, hope I was right…. we like to think we're relatively insulated down here at this stage, but of course as time goes on………


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  • Sol Man

    If things keep going the way they're going we'll soon enough be able to drive across the Pacific on the radionuclides.


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  • Sol Man

    Going nuke makes as much sense as having Blythe Masters join the CFTC.
    Holy shit! Wait a minute!
    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-02-06/farce-complete-blythe-masters-joining-cftc


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  • zogerke zogerke

    troy livingston on fb had a short video i liked, anti nuke, shred here:
    https://www.facebook.com/duke.thehazard
    is his site
    this is the video:
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10152238964313245


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  • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

    My girlfriend was reading a newspaper article to me last evening on the starfish wasting disease, in which a professor said that he is almost certain that the starfish population crash is not due to Fukushima radiation. A bit of research uncovers pre-Fuku die-offs of starfish in recent history.

    My response to her was this: Environmental radiation is yet another stressor of biological systems, added to a mix of other stressors in the environment, for example mercury. At some point, the stressors become non-trivial, resulting in wide-scale dieoffs that affect the entire ecosystem. We have seen recent dieoffs among the starfish, sardines, and salmon in the Pacific Ocean Ecosystem. There will be many other animal population declines throughout the Pacific Ocean Ecosystem in the coming years. Anyone with a PhD can cast doubt that a particular environmental stressor, like Fukushima radiation, is the cause of this or that population decline in a species, in the adsence of definitive studies of Fukushima's long term affects. Nonetheless, Fukushima has released a significant new stressor into the Pacific Ocean Ecosystem, that will create problems for animal populations that were already under considerable environmental stress from pre-existing sources.

    TEPCO is doing next to nothing at Fukushima. Removing some spent fuel from SFP4. Removing debris from SFP3. Perhaps soon, TEPCO will admit that no further work can be accomplished there due to high radiation readings. ;)


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  • Machomaker Machomaker

    Häääähhhhh???

    TEPCO inserted the newly disclosed 5 million Bq/L for strontium-90 but the number for all-beta remains uncorrected, at 900,000 Bq/L (which TEPCO now says 10 million Bq/L instead)

    10,000,000 Bq/L of all-beta, or 10,000 Bq/cubic centimeter of all-beta. That's the same order of magnitude of all-beta in the water that gets contaminated after circulating through the reactors (see my September 2013 post), but the levels of cesium-134 and cesium-137 in this sample water is too low for this water to be the contaminated water that is currently circulating the reactors.
    http://ex-skf.blogspot.de/2014/02/fukushima-i-npp-tepco-admits-error-7.html#comment-form


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  • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

    I calculate the total cesium from the load of fuel in Reactors1-3 on 3/11 to be 690PBq. All 3 of these reactors blew. Corium from all 3 reactors has left the buildings. Any corium left inside the buildings is being washed into the environment by the addition of 300 tonnes of cooling water sprayed into the reactors on a daily basis. The containment vessels of these reactors have holes in them, allowing radiation to leak out, and are no longer able to contain the materials inside. No underground wall has been built to surround Reactors1-3, in order to stop groundwater from carrying underground radioactive materials into the Pacific Ocean. Thus, the full load of nuclear fuel from Reactors1-3, including 690PBq of cesium, has been released into the environment. Of course, this figure does not include radiation from other nuclides, such as Strontium, nor radiation from other sources, such as the fires in SFP4. Our goose is, well and truly, cooked. ;)


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  • Nick

    "Strontium-90 is also found in waste from nuclear reactors. It is considered one of the more hazardous constituents of nuclear wastes."

    "As strontium-90 decays, it releases radiation and forms yttrium-90 (Y-90), which in turn decays to stable zirconium. The half-life of Sr-90 is 29.1 years, and that of Yttrium-90 is 64 hours. Sr-90 emits moderate energy beta particles, and Y-90 emits very strong (energetic) beta particles. Strontium-90 can form many chemical compounds, including halides, oxides, and sulfides, and moves easily through the environment."
    http://www.epa.gov/radiation/radionuclides/strontium.html#environment


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  • Nick

    Once "Strontium-90 (is) dispersed in the environment…. is almost impossible to avoid."

    http://www.epa.gov/radiation/radionuclides/strontium.html#environment

    No where to run folks, no where to hide. The bone seeker is seeking.


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Gee, all my bones ache and here I thought that was normal… :(

    Replacement joints and bones must be a big/huge business these days as that there invisible Strontium-90 keeps seeking/doing it's bone damage.. :(


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  • tsfw tsfw

    Does anyone know the threshold limit for radiation on computer equipment? At what levels will equipment cease to function properly? At what point wound they have to pull the planes from the sky?


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    • It is going to happen that all electronics will quit working, due to Carrington Effect from the sun. It is not if, just when.

      We would survive that, but not the 400 plus nuclear plants/spent fuel pools melting down due to lack of power, because the grid will go down too.

      Congress just voted down a 'hardening' of the grid to prevent this for 150 million. Just another 'entitlement', like welfare, food stamps, homeless shelters, etc. No mo money for poo folks.

      They voted themselves and the military industrial complex a raise though, through the farm entitlements and military budget bills. Many to most of the TeaParty Congressmen own large farms..


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  • Machomaker Machomaker

    The cardiac arrests are based on the thyroid, since the hormone on the heart acts significantly. One should not forget that cesium destroys the thyroid like iodine.

    Pneumonia

    Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia after radiotherapy for breast cancer http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3463053/

    The people need a mask and clean air in the flat through a filter,
    otherwise the whole procedure makes no sense. I have seen video from chiba where the air inside the flat overlaid 0.85 uSv/hr. Plutonium is another chapter.

    Lungs – Radionuclids

    Kr-85 – 0.67 MeV
    Ce-144 – 0.3 MeV
    Rn-222 – 5.6 MeV
    U-238 – 4.2 MeV
    Pu-238 – 5.5 MeV


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  • Machomaker Machomaker

    137Cesium Exposure and Spirometry Measures in Ukrainian Children Affected by the Chernobyl Nuclear Incident
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2866691/
    Erik R. Svendsen, Igor E. Kolpakov, [...], and Wilfried J.J.

    Discussion

    We found that all spirometry measures decreased with increasing soil 137Cs, suggesting both obstructive and restrictive effects. The effects were most often strongest in the children living in villages with the second highest quintile of soil 137Cs, which is similar to what was previously found in this population with blood cell counts (Stepanova et al. 2008). These findings support the hypothesis that long-term exposure to 137Cs, likely through consumption of contaminated foods and local drinking water, is associated with decrements in lung function during child development.


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  • weeman

    How do you respond to a article as such, with anger, disgust, bewilderment or time to accept the inevitable?
    We're do we go from here, only higher to come and no solution in sight and no migitation being accomplished.

    Fukushima has to become a world heritage site, it is unique to the world and needs to be protected from the rest of the world and all mankind must do there part to isolate and clean up, this is the fight of our lives and much sacrifice will be required from all, this is war and it needs to be declared against radiation, the phony war is over and it is time to make a stance, for better or worse, till death do us part.


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Pretty sure Fukushima will be turned into a museum soon for profit..


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    We humans are a very dysfunctional sick species which are simply bat-shit crazy…. :(

    No other species on this Earth shits on their own food purposefully and then eats it, shit an all, or then serves it purposefully to others in the same corral.. :(

    WE humans do this everyday and we do not even bat and eye..in fact.. we want more of the same? :(


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Of course..since its all about the/that there twist!


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  • Nick

    http://www.world-nuclear.org/info/Safety-and-Security/Safety-of-Plants/Fukushima-Accident/
    "Summary: A large amount of contaminated water had accumulated on site, but with the commissioning of a new treatment plant in June 2011 this was progressively being treated and recycled for reactor cooling. However, the main plant is not performing as well as expected, and a supplementary plant was installed. In 2013 a further, more sophisticated plant was commissioned. The persistence of tritium limits the potential to release treated water to the sea. Some radioactivity has been released to the sea, but this has mostly been low-level and it has not had any major impact beyond the immediate plant structures. Concentrations outside these structures have been below regulatory levels since April 2011."

    spin spin spin from WNO 1/13/14


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  • Daisy207

    Why would they post numbers like this at this time? Its like the last release – where numbers were amended to very high levels. At some point they are going to have to announce that no one can work there at all for any task. Again they are not disclosing the depth at which the samples were collected – that's important. The water table is just one or two feet from the ground surface – any one standing in that area would be exposed to high levels of radiation from the ground water if these are very shallow samples. They just are not releasing all the data so that anyone can really analyze – just sensationalize – not that it isn't bad – its really bad no matter what.


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  • Nick

    Drip. Drip. Drip.

    While the world watches Sochi, Fukushima drips, gushes, and pours it's lethal toxins into the great big blue/green Pacific Ocean, and some stuff fizzes into the atmosphere 24/7 (we are never given those figures anymore since we are supposed to believe it's only a "water issue.").

    My guess is that the world will keep it's collective head in the sand, while only a small fraction of us
    Fukushima Folks will carry the torch of light towards the truth.

    I give us 2 years before the great Chaos hits.


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  • Machomaker Machomaker

    Dr. Goodheart
    February 7, 2014 at 12:25 pm · Reply

    So the conclusion is that radiation causes pneumonia, lung infections directly with a lag time of several months to a year. Then longer term, there is lung function degradation and much longer term, lung cancer.

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    up to date

    Meguroku, Tokyo vacuum cleaner garbage pack" specimen weight 74g. Measurement 3081 seconds. Cesium total, 1160 ± 180Bq/Kg detection. Detection limit, Cs134, 26.8Bq/Kg, Cs137, 29.2Bq/Kg


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  • Nick

    "There is no known way of getting rid of these atoms, and geological storage is often suggested as means of storing them until they decays to stability. Some fission products, such as Strontium-90, Cesium-137, and Iodine-131, are readily absorbed by biological systems and are capable of causing serious health problems."
    http://www.whatisnuclear.com/articles/waste.html

    Serious health problems.

    Serious health problems.

    For a very, very, very long time (except I-131 which 1/2 lives at 8 days).


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  • Machomaker Machomaker

    A short excerpt from the progress.
    The door was opened a gap.
    Away from the clinical radiation.

    LUNG CANCER

    Some forms of lung cancer are considered particularly aggressive. At the same tumors are discovered late also particularly difficult to treat. In recent years, new treatment options have been developed for lung cancer patients.

    They are the result of a systematic search of the genetic differences between healthy cells and cancer cells. Researchers want to find new targets for targeted medicines. The Vision: A tailored therapy for each individual patient. Depending on the respective typical changes in the genome of its cancer cells.

    Many subgroups with genetic modification only in the tumor – driver mutation
    Clinical Practice
    Demands which mutation Category
    IGF receptor mutations (12% of patients with adenocarcinoma) – Tablet regular intake (inhibitor of driver function) 80% regression of the tumor 30 months life extension

    Chemotherapy third decline and only 10 months of life extension

    Prof. Dr. Jürgen Wolf, Medical Director of the Center for Integrated Oncology, CIO, University Hospital of Cologne


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  • Nick

    Lung cancer? No worry.

    "Global report on Fukushima nuclear accident details health risks

    News release

    28 FEBRUARY 2013 | GENEVA – A comprehensive assessment by international experts on the health risks associated with the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (NPP) disaster in Japan has concluded that, for the general population inside and outside of Japan, the predicted risks are low and no observable increases in cancer rates above baseline rates are anticipated."
    http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2013/fukushima_report_20130228/en/
    The WHO has spoken. Pack up your bags renewers you are just fomenting unrest.


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    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

      Oh by the way, there is a minor detail we left out.. all the world's cancer baselines were actually based from the 1945 Nuclear Bomb Blasts start points going forward until today!

      Love the/this spin machine! :)
      "Japan, the predicted risks are low and no observable increases in cancer rates above baseline rates are anticipated."


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      • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

        Is a 25% death rate by/from cancer an acceptable cancer baseline for Japan and the rest of the world?

        Let us see, 127,000,000 million Japanese Citizens and a 25% cancer death rate. means that 31,750,000 million people/Japanese Citizens alive today will die from Nuclear Radiation Contamination, caused by those Nuclear Bomb Detonations along with the installation of 50+ spewing Nuclear Power Plants by the US on their soil? :(

        Please we do not want anymore Nuclear…shut all your Nuclear Operations down.. now! :)


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  • Johnny Blade Johnny Blade

    Imagine how it'd feel for someone who'd recognized the serious implications 311 would have for themselves and/or their loved ones from the moment the event was known to have occurred and then to have to watch their most beloved suffer the EXACT consequences that caring,honest & responsible sources had warned of following an event as horrible as 311 was "thought" & now KNOWN to be??!! :( I can't offer much in the way of scientific input here but my instincts have usually been accurate enough to keep me wary of actual threats and allowed me to usually counter the events or condition that raises concern-not with 311 though and I still blame myself for assuming that it wouldn't happen to me or mine(?)!! :( My already low self-esteem has been crushed and I find myself often either wallowing in self-pity & sadness or patting myself on the back for performing my spousal caregiver duties since most of those who would've commended me for what I do and have done have also become sick & died since 311 under fast-moving,disturbingly similar circumstances to my wife's sudden emergence of her aggressive cancer that came "out of the blue"(?)!~ In fact I'm getting my hair cut and digging out appropriate attire for yet another close,late-family friend's wake & service tomorrow! :( Her sister is an old friend who I'd gone to school with since 1st Grade and also one of the very few who follows 311 issues & has the same stance that I and my ENE peeps share against nuclear. :(


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  • pkjn

    5,000,000 Bq/L of Strontium-90 measured from groundwater 2013 July / Tokyo Electric NOT announced for half a year
    February 6th, 2014 Fukushima Diary

    On 2/6/2014, Tokyo Electric announced they measured 5,000,000 Bq/L of Strontium-90 from groundwater 2013 July.
    Tokyo Electric has NOT announced it for over half a year.
    The sampling location was the seaside of reactor2. From this sample, 380,000 Bq/L of Tritium was also measured.
    From this newly released data, Strontium-90 was measured from all the boring holes of the seaside of reactor2 and reactor3.

    Regarding the delayed disclosure of data, Tokyo Electric stated they were taking time to investigate the cause of wrong analysis. However after all, Tokyo Electric did NOT release the data, which strongly suggests the on-going sea contamination, before International Olympic Committee selected Tokyo as the host city of Olympic 2020.

    http://fukushima-diary.com/2014/02/5000000000-bqm3-of-strontium-90-measured-from-groundwater-last-july-tepco-not-announced-for-half-a-year/


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  • AirSepTech AirSepTech

    I wonder if the WHO are planning an UPDATE, depending on collected data dates could be 1,2,3 more years to track.

    It is not contained, no amount of data is accurate. Guessing games.

    I am waiting for the report:
    "Consequences of Fuku, a 25 year assessment until containment"

    Until Japan wakes up, riots or ????, I don't see much happening.


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