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Cancer in populations living near nuclear facilities

Cancer in populations living near nuclear facilities

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, For sale by the U.S. G.P.O in Washington, DC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSeymour Jablon ... (et al.).. Vol.2, Individual facilities : cancer before and after start-up.
SeriesNIH publication -- no.90-874
ContributionsJablon, Seymour., National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19923914M

The ecologic study will describe cancer rates (both cancer incidence and mortality) in populations living in census tracts within approximately 50 kilometers (30 miles) of the nuclear facilities. A study zone of this size would incorporate both the most potentially exposed as well as essentially unexposed populations to be used for comparison. Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations near Nuclear Facilities: Phase I The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit, self-perpetuating society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the.

This brief summary provides an overview of a recent National Academies (NA) report on the topic of cancer risks in populations living near U.S. nuclear power plants and facilities. The initial NA Phase I report describes general issues involved in providing scientifically valid descriptions of these risks, suggests two distinct study designs for further consideration, and proposes additional. Whether children living in the vicinity of nuclear power plants have increased risk for cancer has been controversial; a number of studies have examined the risk in different countries, but most of the studies were conducted in Europe and few of them in the United States.8,9 The few studies conducted in the United States often used surrounding county as surrogate exposure Size: KB.

Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations near Nuclear Facilities: Phase 1 focuses on identifying scientifically sound approaches for carrying out an assessment of cancer risks associated with living near a nuclear facility, judgments about the strengths and weaknesses of various statistical power, ability to assess potential confounding factors. The question of whether there are cancer risks associated with living near a nuclear facility is of great interest to the public, especially those living closest to the facilities. Airborne and waterborne emissions of radioactive materials from the facilities’ normal operations (called effluents) can expose nearby populations to ionizing.


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In the late s, the National Cancer Institute initiated an investigation of cancer risks in populations near 52 commercial nuclear power plants and 10 Department of Energy nuclear facilities (including research and nuclear weapons production facilities and one reprocessing plant) in the United by: 2.

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cancers in persons who lived near any of the six nuclear facilities (including two reprocessing plants). Studies of populations living near power plants have yielded mixed results. In the United Kingdom, Ewings et al16 found increased inci-dence of leukaemia and lymphoma in young persons near the Hinckley Point power by: 1.

One of the scientific challenges for carrying out assessments of cancer risks in populations near nuclear facilities is the lack of sufficient statistical power 7 to detect relatively small associations between cancer incidence or mortality and exposures to radiation from facility releases.

Because of concerns raised by these reports, a mortality survey was conducted in populations living near nuclear facilities Cancer in populations living near nuclear facilities book the United States. All facilities began service before Overcancer deaths occurred from through in counties with or near nuclear Cited by: Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations Near Nuclear Facilities: Phase I THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS Fifth Street, NW Washington, DC NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Govern - ing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the.

Cancer in populations living near nuclear facilities. A survey of mortality nationwide and incidence in two states. JAMA ((11)) Crossref, Medline, Google Scholar; Kaatsch P, Kaletsch U, Meinert R, Michaelis J. An extended study of childhood malignancies in the vicinity of German nuclear power by: 1.

An ecologic study of multiple cancer types of populations living near nuclear facilities; 2. A record-linkage based case-control study of cancers in children born near nuclear facilities. Absorbed doses to individual organs will be estimated for those living/born within approximately 50 km of nuclear facilities.

Jablon S, Hrubec Z, Boice JD., Jr Cancer in populations living near nuclear facilities. A survey of mortality nationwide and incidence in two states. JAMA. ; ((11))– Kaatsch P, Kaletsch U, Meinert R, Michaelis J. An extended study of childhood malignancies in the vicinity of German nuclear power plants.

Cancer Causes by: Radiation and Incidence of Cancer Around Ontario Nuclear Power Plants From to (The RADICON Study) Executive summary The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has completed a groundbreaking ecological study on populations living near Ontario's three nuclear.

The U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) report “Cancer in Populations Living Near Nuclear Facilities“ has been a valuable, scientifically defensible, risk communication tool for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff to use in addressing stakeholder concerns about cancer mortality attributable to the operation of nuclear.

Nuclear power plants (NPPs) release toxic emissions into the environment that may affect neighboring populations. This ecologic study was designed to investigate the possibility of an excess incidence of cancer in the vicinity of French NPPs by examining the incidence by municipality of 12 types of cancer in the population aged 15 years and older during the – by: 2.

Studies on the cancer risks associated with living near nuclear facilities have come to different conclusions, with some suggesting a positive association between living in proximity to a nuclear facility and cancer risk and others suggesting that there is not a risk, or that the risk is too small to be detected with the methodology : Division on Earth.

@article{osti_, title = {Cancer in populations living near nuclear facilities. A survey of mortality nationwide and incidence in two states}, author = {Jablon, S and Hrubec, Z and Boice, Jr, J D}, abstractNote = {Reports from the United Kingdom have described increases in leukemia and lymphoma among young persons living near certain nuclear installations.

“Cancer in Populations Living Near Nuclear Facilities.” The NCI report concluded that cancer mortality rates were the same whether a reactor was nearby or not.

The NRC staff continues to use the NCI report as a primary resource during public discussions of the cancer risk in communities near nuclear facilities. Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations near Nuclear Facilities is a pilot study requested by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) to assess the risk of cancer near nuclear facilities in the United States.

This effort is being carried out in two phases. Because of concerns raised by these reports, a mortality survey was conducted in populations living near nuclear facilities in the United States.

All facilities began service before Over cancer deaths occurred from through in counties with or near nuclear Cited by: Because of the small populations, the collective doses to populations living within 80 km of these facilities have probably been small relative to collective doses to populations near nuclear plants.

Doses in a recent year () at a typical in situ uranium recovery facility (Crow Butte) to the MEI are estimated to be about mrem/yr ( Author: Division on Earth.

The question of cancer risks near nuclear facilities is specific because it concerns people who live near this category of facilities rather than the general exposure– response association for ionizing radiation and cancer. An even more specific question is about cancer risks near a particular nuclear facility (e.g., Hoffmann etal.

ANALYSIS OF CANCER RISKS IN POPULATIONS NEAR NUCLEAR FACILITIES: PHASE 2 PILOT PLANNING Inthe National Academy of Sciences was asked by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission () to examine cancer risks in populations near the nuclear facilities it regulates (power plants and other nuclear sites).

Cancer in populations living near nuclear facilities, VolumesNIH Publication No. ; Jablon, S., Z. Hrubec, et al. (). Cancer in populations living near nuclear facilities.

A survey of mortality nationwide and incidence in two states. JAMA (11)In the late s, the National Cancer Institute initiated an investigation of cancer risks in populations near 52 commercial nuclear power plants and 10 Department of Energy nuclear facilities (including research and nuclear weapons production facilities and one reprocessing plant) in the United States.Because of concerns raised by these reports, a mortality survey was conducted in populations living near nuclear facilities in the United States.

All facilities began service before Overcancer deaths occurred from through in counties with or near nuclear installations.