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Liberation Angel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-03-09 12:56 PM
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63. here is one study showing more than 60 Million cancer deaths from nuclear ...

The fact is that nuclear testing in the 40's, 50's and 60's spewed LOTS of radiation into the jet stream --- especially from Russia and China which would have come down in Alaska.

But depending on where yo lived when you were in utero (or your dad) would be another factor 9as well as age and genetic predisposition).

I am sorry about your dad's prostate cancer but the studies linked at DO show a correlation with prostate cancer and exposure to strontium 90. But other toxic waste/chemicals ALSO can cause such cancers (primarily petrochemicals and other synthetics made from them, solvents, etc.) Many things factor in.

Bt IF you lived at any time in your life downwind of plant operations or downstream or were exposed in utero or otherwise to nuke testing (and even below ground tests release atmospheric radiation which gets into the upper atmosphere and blows globally) then you have a higher risk. Since radiation lasts for hundreds of thousands of years in the environment and blows globally in the atmosphere or food chain (fish, for example, in the food chain near nuclear waste dumps in the ocean) and birds.

Virtually EVERY baby tooth tested in the US has tested positive for Strontium 90 (man made radiation) ( Radiation and Pubic Health project studies). I do not know much about Alaska, but it is not immune from radiation in the atmosphere nor from food or water exposed.
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