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A post-Chernobyl rise in thyroid cancer in Connecticut, USA.
  • J. Mangano
  • Medicine
  • European journal of cancer prevention : the…
  • 1 February 1996
Recent analyses of children in Belarus and the Ukraine are the first to document large numbers of excess thyroid cancer cases only 4 years after exposure to radiation. In Connecticut (USA), a thyroidExpand
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Elevated Childhood Cancer Incidence Proximate to U.S. Nuclear Power Plants
Numerous reports document elevated cancer rates among children living near nuclear facilities in various nations. Little research has examined U.S. rates near the nation's 103 operating reactors.Expand
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Geographic Variation in U.S. Thyroid Cancer Incidence and a Cluster Near Nuclear Reactors in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania
  • J. Mangano
  • Medicine
  • International journal of health services…
  • 1 October 2009
In the United States, thyroid cancer incidence (along with liver cancer) is increasing more rapidly than any other malignancy, rising nearly threefold from 1980 to 2006. Improved diagnosis has beenExpand
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A Rise in the Incidence of Childhood Cancer in the United States
  • J. Mangano
  • Medicine
  • International journal of health services…
  • 1 April 1999
From the early 1980s to the early 1990s, the incidence of cancer in American children under 10 years of age rose 37 percent, or 3 percent annually. There is an inverse correlation between increasesExpand
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An unexpected rise in strontium-90 in US deciduous teeth in the 1990s.
For several decades, the United States has been without an ongoing program measuring levels of fission products in the body. Strontium-90 (Sr-90) concentrations in 2089 deciduous (baby) teeth, mostlyExpand
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Three Mile Island: Health Study Meltdown:
A quarter century after the accident at Three Mile Island, remarkably few questions about the health effects of that near-catastrophe have been asked–let alone answered.
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Childhood leukaemia in US may have risen due to fallout from Chernobyl
Editor-Although numerous reports have uncovered a sharp rise in the incidence of childhood thyroid cancer starting five years after the accident at Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986, no increasesExpand
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A Short Latency between Radiation Exposure from Nuclear Plants and Cancer in Young Children
  • J. Mangano
  • Medicine, Economics
  • International journal of health services…
  • 1 January 2006
Previous reports document a short latency of cancer onset in young children exposed to low doses of radioactivity. The standard mortality ratio (SMR) for cancer in children dying before age ten roseExpand
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Cancer Mortality near OAK Ridge, Tennessee
  • J. Mangano
  • Geography, Medicine
  • International journal of health services…
  • 1 July 1994
Oak Ridge, Tennessee, is the site of one of the two oldest nuclear facilities in the United States. Although precise records have not been maintained, low levels of radioactive products have beenExpand
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Elevated airborne beta levels in Pacific/West Coast US States and trends in hypothyroidism among newborns after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown
Various reports indicate that the incidence of congenital hypothyroidism is increasing in developed nations, and that improved detection and more inclusive criteria for the disease do not explainExpand
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