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More Fukushima Children Found With Thyroid Cancer

August 25th, 2014

Another periodic report from the Fukushima Health Survey has found more thyroid cancers in children. Another 14 cancers were confirmed since the last report in May 2014… 375 more words


Fukushima Watch: Early Data on Thyroid Cancer Released

Children in Fukushima prefecture are being checked for thyroid cancer.

A study by researchers in Fukushima prefecture found 57 minors in the prefecture have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer so far and another 46 are showing symptoms that suggest they may also have the disease. 362 more words


Thyroid cancer diagnosed in 104 young people in Fukushima -- The Asahi Shimbun

” The number of young people in Fukushima Prefecture who have been diagnosed with definitive or suspected thyroid gland cancer, a disease often caused by radiation exposure, now totals 104, according to prefectural officials. 507 more words

Fukushima Daiichi

Time for a checkup?

There’s a popular saying – you don’t know what you have until you lose it. I’m feeling that way tonight – about my thyroid.

I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer several years ago. 369 more words

The Call

I got the call on Monday afternoon. It had been four days since they had done the biopsy and I had been waiting anxiously for the phone to ring.  990 more words

Thyroid Cancer

Two Weeks Post Op

I spoke with my surgeon today. He said the pathology reports were consistent with the biopsy – papillary carcinoma was present, but it was contained to the thyroid with no margins. 201 more words