[ RadSafe ] [ RadSafe Life's lottery

Jerry Cohen 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 
misfortunes are   

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?

May 15

        The leukemia cluster a few years ago in and around Fallon, NV, was 
investigated to a fare-thee-well with no conclusive results.

Steven Dapra

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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