Radiation fears: Who Needs 'Nuke Pills' and Who Doesn't

March 16, 2011

USA Today

The threat of meltdowns in several of Japan's nuclear power plants has raised fears about cancer — not just in Japan, but also in the USA.

The organ most at risk of cancer from a nuclear accident is the thyroid gland, says James Fagin, chief of endocrinology at New York's Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, who has studied thyroid cancer in children living near the Chernobyl nuclear reactor... Read More