Chernobyl: The WHO in Geneva is ending studies after 10 years thereby excluding long term morbidity and mortality; qualifying five year survival as “cure”, only considering cancer, those still alive and the three most affected countries; claiming decreases in childhood cancers when in fact children have become adults with cancer and therefore no longer appear in that database." quote Alison Katz, former WHO employee
“Dr. Mettler (IAEA) learned well that solid cancers without a ten year latency period did not “count” as radiation-related under ICRP latency models. Therefore the Chernobyl thyroid cancers were seen, but not reported as radiogenic, since they were within five years of a disaster!” quote Dr. Rosalie Bertell
Thyroid Cancer: Before the Atomic Age Children’s thyroid cancer is (was) an extremely uncommon “disease” (mutation). It’s world spontaneous rate doesn’t exceed 1 – 2 cases per 1 million, and ONLY in 60, 70 years old people, NOT children. This speaks for rapid aging phenomena Alexey Yablokov said, and "cancer becomes heritable (I think that increased thyroid cancer incidence of children from irradiated parents would be first manifestation of the induced genomic instability" as Rosa Goncharova said.
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1) A child is constantly increasing in weight and size, it grows from the intrauterine embryo to adult, the younger, the faster. Therefore, the cells divide much more frequently than an adult. Cells in the division phase (mitosis) are more vulnerable to radiation than cells in the resting phase.
2) The ability of the body to recognize “defective” cells and to eliminate them develops during childhood. An embryo has not yet this ability. Therefore “defective” cells can multiply unimpeded and later lead to cancer or heritable diseases.
3) A child that grows must hold more substances than emiting them, more than an adult. The body of a child takes in more radioactive substances in food, drink and air we breathe than adults. Especially dangerous are 137 and Cs-134 and 137 and Sr-90 – deposited in the muscles or in the bone (see below).
4) Children have their whole lives ahead of them. Some diseases caused by radiation take a long time to occur (latency): 20 or even 30 years. Children are more likely than older adults to reach the dubious chance to see the end of this latency. In the human body there are about 200 different cell types, each has a different function.
Basically, each cell can respond to injury with four responses:
1) The damage is so severe that the cell dies.
2) The cell can repair the damage (in children see above).
3) The cell loses its ability to produce certain substances, such as in the pancreas gland which can not produce insulin anymore (increase of diabetes in Belarus among children and adults) or other digestive juices during the growth, of the thyroid hormones.
4) The malignant cells degenerate and there is cancer.
It is now clear: Any radiation poses a risk especially for children who are extremely radiosensitive
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The World Health Organisation is AFRAID of Chernobyl and Fukushima Children: http://mondediplo.com/2008/04/14who
And I know my stuff. I adressed Dr. Maria Neira of WHO -> Director, Public Health and the Environment Department, personally face to face on April 26th 2011! She denied the contract with IAEA! Doesn't she want to know? Shame on WHO!
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