[ RadSafe ] Cancer II
terryj at iit.edu
Wed May 16 16:40:40 CDT 2012
Reprocess it from the start, why go to the added expense of burying it and then retrieving it later for reprocessing.
Either reprocess or don't. Pick a direction. Doing nothing should not be an option.
On May 16, 2012, at 4:36 PM, gelsg at aol.com wrote:
> Maybe I am missing something here, but don't we really want to be able to retrieve the spent fuel for future use?
> Jerry Gels
> Cincinnati, OH
> -----Original Message-----
> From: JPreisig <JPreisig at aol.com>
> To: radsafe <radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu>
> Sent: Wed, May 16, 2012 4:48 pm
> Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Cancer II
> Dear Radsafe:
> From: _jpreisig at aol.com_ (mailto:jpreisig at aol.com) .
> An article in the Trenton Times (USA May 15, 2012) describes results
> rom an article by
> arpizo et al. in the journal Cancer Cell. Thiosemicarbazones (a
> ompound) are used to correct a
> utation in the p53 protein. The protein is then enabled to do its
> riginal job and stop the spread of
> arious and assorted cancers. They did work implanting human tumor cells
> n mice, and then
> reating the tumor cells with the relevant compound. More studies to be
> one, of course.
> Look at the article for a more exact and complete description of the
> WIPP for storing High Level Waste is a neat idea. Guess there would
> ave to be many EPA/Public
> Meetings (again???) for this to occur.
> This months Health Physics Society Newsletter describes some kind of
> summer training opportunity in Nuclear Science at Brookhaven National
> ab and a west coast USA
> location. See the newsletter.
> An MCNP5/MCNPX course is being given soon also. See the HP Society
> For those not having the means to join the VIP Brookhaven Lab tour
> escribed a few days ago
> in a radsafe posting, Brookhaven Lab usually conducts summer tours of
> he Laboratory on
> specified days. See their website.
> Have a good weekend!!!!
> Regards, Joseph R. (Joe) Preisig, PhD
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