Does living near a nuclear plant give children cancer?

Does living near a nuclear plant give children cancer?

Postby Oscar » Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:13 am

Does living near a nuclear plant give children cancer?

[ https://beyondnuclearinternational.org/ ... en-cancer/ ]

Posted on July 23, 2018 by beyondnuclearinternational By Cindy Folkers

Nuclear regulators don’t want you to know

More than 60 studies have shown increases of childhood leukemia around nuclear facilities worldwide. Despite this finding, there has never been independent analysis in the US examining connections between childhood cancer and nuclear facilities. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) had tasked the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) to conduct such a study, but then withdrew funding, claiming publicly that it would be too expensive. . . . . More
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Re: Does living near a nuclear plant give children cancer?

Postby Oscar » Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:18 am

(THE STUDY THAT NEVER HAPPENED!)

Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations Near Nuclear Facilities: Phase 2: Pilot Planning (2014)

[ https://www.nap.edu/read/18968/chapter/2 ]

Chapter: Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations near Nuclear Facilities: Phase 2 Pilot Planning

THE STUDY CHARGE - The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Committee on Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations near Nuclear Facilities: Phase 2 Pilot Planning was charged with providing advice to NAS in performing a number of tasks related to the planning for a pilot epidemiological study of cancer risks in populations living near U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC)-regulated nuclear facilities. Specifically, the Phase 2 Pilot Planning committee’s task was to advise NAS on the following activities:1

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