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The children of Fukushima: When medical tests mislead via The Chicago Tribune

Editorial […] Japanese public health officials were aware of an increased incidence of thyroid cancer in Russian children after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident. So researchers screened more than 300,000 Fukushima-area children 18 and under for thyroid irregularities that could … Continue reading

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Professor Toshihide Tsuda’s Press Conference on “Pediatric Thyroid Cancer After the Fukushima Accident” via Fukushima Voice Version 2e

[…]2. Significance of publication of the paper and the issue of screening effect and the overdiagnosis discourse  This analysis revealed that thyroid cancer incidence within three years of the accident increased by several tens of times in Fukushima residents who … Continue reading

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