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France to investigate leukaemia near nuclear plant

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7078.393l (Published 08 February 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:393
  1. Alexander Dorozynski
  1. Paris

    The French government has set up a special committee to investigate the possible link between childhood leukaemia and exposure to ionising radiation near a nuclear reprocessing plant in France.

    The move follows a study published recently in the BMJ by Professor Jean-François Viel and Dr Dominique Pobel that linked the incidence of leukaemia …

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