[ RadSafe ] Childhood Leukemia and proximity to nuclear power plants

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Sat Oct 3 15:14:27 CDT 2009

Oct. 3

         See "Cancer in Populations Living Near Nuclear Facilities A 
Survey of Mortality Nationwide and Incidence in Two States,"
by: Seymour Jablon, MA; Zdenek Hrubec, ScD; John D. Boice, Jr, 
ScD.  JAMA. 1991;265(11):1403-1408.

         This link is to the 
abstract.  http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/265/11/1403

         The Jablon et al. review covers only reactors and DOE installations.

Steven Dapra

At 01:57 PM 10/3/2009, Maury Siskel wrote:
>Was there not serious examinations years ago of incidence clusters 
>in the context of possible public health effects of nuclear power 
>plants, high voltage power lines, alternating current household 
>wiring, and so on?
>I apologize for not having checked yet, but I believe large numbers 
>of these references are in the Radsafe archives. To the best of my 
>recollection, statistically significant  incidence of health problem 
>clusters were not found .
>Steven Dapra wrote:
>>Oct. 3
>>         Has anyone read this paper, and is this the proper citation?
>>EHP doesn't seem to have issues that combine months.  Is this a 
>>supplement to EHP?
>>Steven Dapra
>>At 07:17 AM 10/1/2009, Bjorn Cedervall wrote:
>>>Just FYI:
>>>Articles relating to professor Nussbaum=2C Mangano and others in "Environme=
>>>ntal Health Perspectives" ("Childhood leukemia and Proximity to Nuclear Pow=
>>>er Plants"=2C September-October issue=2C Vol. 117:A437 + one more paper)
>>>Suggested reading includes C. Busby=2C J. Mangano.... and others.
>>>My personal initiative only
>>>Bjorn Cedervall   bcradsafers at hotmail.com

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