[ RadSafe ] Abnormal thyroid growths in 36% of Fukushima children

Brennan, Mike (DOH) Mike.Brennan at DOH.WA.GOV
Fri Jul 20 13:10:00 CDT 2012

Just from looking at the home page of the group that put it out makes me
doubt their credibility.  A quote:

"This month a big characteristic is a change in the number of symptoms
per person.  The whole group saw an increase from 3.96 symptoms to 4.5
symptoms per person.  The children's group went from 3 symptoms to 3.6
symptoms per person."


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[mailto:radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu] On Behalf Of Roger Helbig
Sent: Friday, July 20, 2012 3:04 AM
Subject: [ RadSafe ] Abnormal thyroid growths in 36% of Fukushima

I thought that children were given Potassium Iodide pills.  Does this
claim sound feasible or just another piece of hype from Christina
MacPherson's propaganda network?  ENENews has been very active
anti-nuclear propaganda organ.  They also make no effort to correct
their claims when they are found wanting.

Roger Helbig

New post on nuclear-news

Abnormal thyroid growths in 36% of Fukushima children

by Christina MacPherson

36 Percent Of Fukushima Children Have Abnormal Growths From Radiation
 Michael Kelley | Jul. 16, 2012,  Of more than 38,000 children tested
from the Fukushima Prefecture in Japan, 36 percent have abnormal
growths - cysts or nodules - on their thyroids a year after the
Fukushima nuclear disaster, as reported by ENENews.

The shocking numbers come from the thyroid examination section of the
"Sixth Report of Fukushima Prefecture Health Management Survey,"
published by Fukushima Radioactive Contamination Symptoms Research
(FRCSR) and translated by the blog Fukushima Voice.   Shunichi
Yamashita, M.D., president of the Japan Thyroid Association, sent a
letter to members in January with guidelines for treating thyroid
abnormalities. In 2001 Yamashita co-authored a study that found normal
children in Nagasaki to have 0 percent nodules and 0.8 percent cysts.
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