DISEASES ACKNOWLEDGED BY THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO BE CAUSED BY PARTICIPATION IN ATMOSPHERIC TESTING OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Leukaemia (other than chronic Iymphocytic leukaemia)

Cancer of the Thyroid

Cancer of the Breast

Cancer of the Pharynx

Cancer of the Oesophagus

Cancer of the Stomach

Cancer of the small intestine

Cancer of the Pancreas

Multiple Myeloma

Lymphomas (except Hodgkinís disease)

Cancer of the Bile Ducts

Cancer of the Gall Bladder

Cancer of the liver (except if cirrhosis or hepatitis indicated)

Cancer of the urinary tract, which also translates to the bladder and kidneys

Cancer of the salivary glands

Incorporated into public law 100-321, 20.5.88.

“This law gives US atomic exservicemen due recognition for the unusual service they rendered, and is an expression of gratitude of the American people toward their atomic veterans The law enables Veteran Affairs benefits to flow to US atomic veterans who are afflicted. The US government m relation to nuclear veterans considers the nature of service plus the development of any of the above diseases sufficient cause to quality for Veteran Benefits regardless of recorded dose rates received. All US nuclear test service personnel are officially Veterans.”

10 Responses to “DISEASES ACKNOWLEDGED BY THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO BE CAUSED BY PARTICIPATION IN ATMOSPHERIC TESTING OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS”

  1. Whoopie Says:

    Yehaw! It appeared!
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/29/nuclear-power-gregory-jaczko-nuclear-regulatory-commission_n_1160711.html?page=2
    Thank you Paul. What a hell of a list. They should be ashamed of themselves for exposing so many servicemen and women to these horrific CANCERS!!!
    HNYear!

  2. Christina MacPherson Says:

    A timely list – a reminder that the current trend to downplay the cancer effects of ionising radiation is just not a true picture

    • Whoopie Says:

      Yes CM. This is EXACTLY why I love Pauls blog. He addresses the issues that are often missing in the discussion of Nuclear, be it past, present or future. He focuses on what we ALL need to focus on:
      NUCLEAR HAS BEEN AND WILL ALWAYS BE A KILLER.

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