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Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis

07.06.2012

Susanne Gerber

ay 15, 2012 post by Dr. Shunichi Ono, a medical doctor in Kyushu, translated by Dissensus Japan:

I got contacted by a woman in her early 30s who evacuated from Fukushima (Kôriyama) to the west Japan. She was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer and is going to have an operation. She gave me a permission to introduce her note on this blog. We can’t determine that her cancer is caused by the accident, but we should certainly take it as a warning sign…

Third time to the clinic again. She had an uneasy feeling when she received a phone call from the clinic 4 days after the diagnosis, giving her an appointment to discuss her results, which was supposed to take 2 weeks. She was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer. The 6 mm tumor appears on the right side of thyroid. The doctor told her about the diagnosis while showing the image of cytological diagnosis. Doctors with less experiences could have determined the tumor as benign, but her doctor was the one who specialized in treating persons affected by radiation, and did some study in Chernobyl as well. He also understood that she was from Fukushima, and radiation could give a health damage.

However, as it was written, she had 10ml of Isodine after the accident, left Ko-riyama quite quickly and also no abnormality in her thyroglobulin level is found. Considering all those facts, I should not prejudge but I can’t help expecting that we are going to have a catastrophic health hazard caused by the accident.

http://onodekita.sblo.jp/article/55872777.html

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Einsortiert unter:Consequences, Danger, Fukushima, Radiation

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