12 Fukushima children diagnosed to have thyroid cancer, 15 more suspected to have cancer, “300% up since February”

According to the investigative committee of Fukushima prefecture, 12 children (under 18 years old) were diagnosed to have thyroid cancer. It increased by 9 children since their last announcement in February 2013.

From the research of Japan Association of Clinical Reagents Industries, the thyroid cancer rate of children were generally 1 ~ 3 / 1,000,000. The current thyroid cancer rate in Fukushima is 23 ~ 70 times much as before 311.

Also, 15 more children are suspected to have thyroid cancer. It increased by 8 children since their last announcement in February 2013 as well.

The testees are 174,376 of children, who were under 18 years old when 311 took place.





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12 enfants de Fukushima diagnostiqués cancéreux de la thyroïde, 15 autres suspectés, “300% de plus depuis février”

Selon la commission d’enquête de la préfecture de Fukushima, 12 enfants (moins de 18 ans) ont été diagnostiqués porteurs d’un cancer de la thyroïde. C’est 9 de plus depuis leur dernier communiqué de février 2013.

D’après les recherches de la Japan Association of Clinical Reagents Industries, le taux de prévalence des cancers de la thyroïde chez les enfants était en général de 1 à 3 / 1 000 000. Le taux actuel de ces cancers dans Fukushima est de 23 à 70 fois supérieur à celui d’avant le 11-3.
En outre, 15 enfants de plus sont suspectés de cancer de la thyroïde. Ça a aussi augmenté de 8 enfants depuis leur dernier communiqué de février 2013.
Les examinés sont les 174 376 enfants qui avaient moins de 18 ans le 11 mars 2011.



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This website updates the latest news about the Fukushima nuclear plant and also archives the past news from 2011. Because it's always updated and added live, articles, categories and the tags are not necessarily fitted in the latest format.
I am the writer of this website. About page remains in 2014. This is because my memory about 311 was clearer than now, 2023, and I think it can have a historical value. Now I'm living in Romania with 3 cats as an independent data scientist.
Actually, nothing has progressed in the plant since 2011. We still don't even know what is going on inside. They must keep cooling the crippled reactors by water, but additionally groundwater keeps flowing into the reactor buildings from the broken parts. This is why highly contaminated water is always produced more than it can circulate. Tepco is planning to officially discharge this water to the Pacific but Tritium is still remaining in it. They dilute this with seawater so that it is legally safe, but scientifically the same amount of radioactive tritium is contained. They say it is safe to discharge, but none of them have drunk it.


June 2013