Page 74 of the Ergen Report, 1967, Reactor Core cooling and Meltdown


A Comparison of Yamashita et al 1998 and National Thyroid Cancer Data in Japan

Paul Langley's Nuclear History Blog

The purpose of this post is to inform the public that :

a.Fukushima Medical University staff engaged in the Thyroid health survey of Fukushima children cite sources based on Chernobyl data which the staff claims support 1. A long 4-5 year latent period for thyroid cancer 2. A slow progression of the disease. In fact these sources actually confirm that latent periods in early onset cases of the disease post Chernobyl were very short, and these sources report that disease progression in the early onset cases post Chernobyl was rapid. The authors of these Chernobyl reports include Dr S. Yamashita, formerly of the Fukushima Medical University Fukushima Thyroid Health Survey.

b. In 2013, National Cancer statistics have been created for the period 1975 to 2008. This national data has been created from from diverse local and regional medical repositories. The data is available to the public at the link given…

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