- 7 Fukushima children with thyroid problem may have cancer for 80% of possibility (Fukushima Diary, Feb 13, 2013):
On 2/13/2013, Fukushima Diary reported additional 2 Fukushima children were diagnosed to have thyroid cancer, and 7 Fukushima children are suspected to have thyroid cancer.
(cf, 10 children with thyroid problem consist of 3 male 7 female, average age is 15 y.o, “79 times higher rate than usual” [URL 1])
From cytodiagnosis, it is 80% of possibility that those 7 Fukushima children actually have thyroid cancers.
There is the possibility that 10 children turn out to have thyroid cancer already.
Usually children have thyroid cancer for 1~3/1,000,000 of ratio.
More than 42% of 57,000 tested children have nodules or cyst, reports Dr. Suzuki who leads the examinations. In Chernobyl they found only 0.1 – 1%.