Title: Fukushima cancer risk ‘played down to aid nuclear industry’
Source: The Times* (London)
Author: Chris Smyth Health Correspondent
Date: March 1, 2013
Fukushima cancer risk ‘played down to aid nuclear industry’
People living in the Fukushima nuclear disaster zone have almost a 70 per cent increased risk of thyroid cancer, the World Health Organisation says.
Their lifetime chances of getting the disease rose by two-thirds, from 0.75 per cent to 1.25 per cent. [...]
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Published: February 28th, 2013 at 10:31 pm ET
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