Incidence of thyroid cancer surrounding three mile island nuclear facility: The 30‐year follow‐up

@article{Levin2013IncidenceOT,
  title={Incidence of thyroid cancer surrounding three mile island nuclear facility: The 30‐year follow‐up},
  author={Roger J. Levin and Nicole F. Simone and Jaime F. Slotkin and Baker L. Henson},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2013},
  volume={123}
}
Original data reported a potential increased incidence of thyroid cancer surrounding the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear facility. A causal link to the accident, however, was indeterminate. Our objective was to determine if data 30 years later will change original conclusions, explore thyroid cancer incidence rates near nuclear power plants, and better understand effects of chronic low level radiation. 

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