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Seven more Fukushima residents diagnosed with thyroid cancer

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7 new thyroid cancers in Fukushima but don’t worry: Hokuto Hoshi, head of the panel and vice chair of the prefectural medical association, called it “unlikely” that radiation was responsible for the increase.

more thyroid cancersJune 6  2017 .jpgA boy undergoes a thyroid cancer test at a hospital. The Fukushima Prefectural Government said seven more residents who were aged 18 or under at the time of the 2011 nuclear disaster have been found to have thyroid cancer.

FUKUSHIMA – Seven more Fukushima Prefecture residents who were aged 18 or under at the time of the 2011 nuclear accident have been found to have thyroid cancer, the prefectural government said Monday.

The number of Fukushima residents suffering from thyroid cancer now totals 152, the prefectural government said in a meeting of an expert panel.

Hokuto Hoshi, head of the panel and vice chair of the prefectural medical association, called it “unlikely” that radiation was responsible for…

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June 7, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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