[ RadSafe ] [ RadSafe Life's lottery
jjc105 at yahoo.com
Sun May 15 21:03:32 CDT 2011
Why is it that it is so difficult for most people to accept that many their
the result of random events and, that they are simply losers in "life's
lottery"? If there was a nuclear power plant located near Fallon, they would
likely "know" the cause of the leukemia.
From: Steven Dapra <sjd at swcp.com>
To: The International Radiation Protection (Health Physics) Mailing List
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Sent: Sun, May 15, 2011 6:31:08 PM
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] How can you explain cancer clusters?
The leukemia cluster a few years ago in and around Fallon, NV, was
investigated to a fare-thee-well with no conclusive results.
At 03:17 PM 5/15/2011, you wrote:
> I have a reprint somewhere from the Journal of Pediatrics; a 1968 study of
>clusters of childhood leukemia in Los Angeles. They found 7 clusters, randomly
>distributed. Researchers concluded that cluster studies were NOT worth
> Joel Cehn, CHP
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