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Cutting The Cost Of Fall-Out From Chernobyl 15 Years After The World's Worst Nuclear Accident

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October 26, 2001
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Federation Of European Cancer Societies
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Chernobyl has made a chilling contribution to medical history, accounting for the largest group of human cancers associated with a known cause on a known date, ECCO 11 - the European Cancer Conference heard in Lisbon this week. Nearly 2000 cases of thyroid cancer have been linked to the world's worst nuclear accident which occurred in Ukrainian city 15 years ago - and the number is still rising.

Chernobyl has made a chilling contribution to medical history, accounting for the largest group of human cancers associated with a known cause on a known date, ECCO 11 - the European Cancer Conference heard in Lisbon today. (Tuesday 23 October)


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Federation Of European Cancer Societies. "Cutting The Cost Of Fall-Out From Chernobyl 15 Years After The World's Worst Nuclear Accident." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 26 October 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/10/011026075752.htm>.
Federation Of European Cancer Societies. (2001, October 26). Cutting The Cost Of Fall-Out From Chernobyl 15 Years After The World's Worst Nuclear Accident. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/10/011026075752.htm
Federation Of European Cancer Societies. "Cutting The Cost Of Fall-Out From Chernobyl 15 Years After The World's Worst Nuclear Accident." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/10/011026075752.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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