Important cancer risk study needs YOUR input!
Phase one of the NRC-commissioned National Academy of Sciences investigation into cancer risks around NRC licensed facilities is almost complete. We are asking you to comment before the February 2012 report release date. Beyond Nuclear has already provided comments highlighting the vulnerability of children and our gene pool to radiation exposure. Plus, a major epidemiological study published in the January 2012 edition of The International Journal of Cancer indicates there is “a possible excess risk” of acute leukemia and a doubling of incidences among children living in close vicinity to French nuclear power facilities. Read more.