Nuclear Regulators Mull Rules For Radioactive Thyroid Cancer Patients


October 25, 2010

USA Today

WASHINGTON (AP) —Reports of thyroid cancer patients setting off radiation alarms and contaminating hotel rooms are prompting the agency in charge of nuclear safety to consider tighter rules.

A congressional investigation made public Wednesday found that patients sent home after treatment with radioactive iodine have contaminated unsuspecting hotel guests and set off alarms on public transportation... READ MORE