Nope—There’s No Thyroid Cancer Epidemic in Fukushima

A New Study on Child Thyroid Cancer Gets Widespread Attention From the Media—While Another Study Proving It’s Wrong Gets None

Endnotes

1. http://www.helencaldicott.com/the-nuclear-sacrifice-of-our-children/

2. http://journals.lww.com/epidem/Abstract/publishahead/Thyroid_Cancer_Detection_by_Ultrasound_Among.99115.aspx

3. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/9bd0b3e588634b908193939638126250/researcher-childrens-cancer-linked-fukushima-radiation

4. http://fmu-global.jp/?wpdmdl=169, First-round thyroid screening.

    http://fmu-global.jp/?wpdmdl=170, Second-round thyroid screening

5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3871687/pdf/pone.0083220.pdf

6. http://www.nature.com/articles/srep09046#t1

7. http://fmu-global.jp/?wpdmdl=169

8. http://www.nature.com/articles/srep09046#t1

9. http://links.lww.com/EDE/A968

10. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/1097-0142(19900301)65:5%3C1173::AID-CNCR2820650524%3E3.0.CO;2-2/pdf

11. http://www.who.int/ionizing_radiation/pub_meet/fukushima_risk_assessment_2013/en/ p. 58.

12. 127 total cancers, including 15 from the second-round screening, among about 299,000 screened. http://fmu-global.jp/?wpdmdl=169  http://fmu-global.jp/?wpdmdl=170

13. http://www.nature.com/news/first-results-from-psychology-s-largest-reproducibility-test-1.17433

14. http://www.nature.com/news/how-scientists-fool-themselves-and-how-they-can-stop-1.18517

15. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/9bd0b3e588634b908193939638126250/researcher-childrens-cancer-linked-fukushima-radiation

16. http://yurikageyama.com/category/news/

17. http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/10/08/446873871/fukushima-study-links-childrens-cancer-to-nuclear-accident

18. http://www.nature.com/news/how-scientists-fool-themselves-and-how-they-can-stop-1.18517