TITLE

CHILD LEUKEMIA DEATH RATES RISING NEAR U.S. NUCLEAR PLANTS

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Rachel's Democracy & Health News;12/18/2008, Issue 990, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase of child leukemia death rates near nuclear plants in the U.S. An update of an analysis by the study conducted in the late 1980s by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has made to examine cancer rate near U.S. nuclear plants. The highest ratios of deaths among children took place near the oldest nuclear plants, while declines were observed near plants that closed permanently in the 1980s and 1990s.
ACCESSION #
36427363

 

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