20 Nov '11, 1pm

Future cancers from Fukushima plant may be hidden

Future cancers from Fukushima plant may be hidden

The Watari district of Fukushima city is seen in north-east Japan on Nov 20. Experts say it may never be clear whether radiation from the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant causes increased cancer rates in the population. -- PHOTO: AP FUKUSHIMA, Japan (AP) - Even if the worst nuclear accident in 25 years leads to many people developing cancer, we may never find out. Looking back on those early days of radiation horror, that may sound implausible. But the ordinary rate of cancer is so high, and our understanding of the effects of radiation exposure so limited, that any increase in cases from the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster may be undetectable. Several experts inside and outside Japan told The Associated Press that cancers caused by the radiation may be too few to show up in large population studies, like the long-term survey just getting under way in Fukushima. ...

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