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Letters After Fukushima

Ethics should trump science in Fukushima

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 28 June 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d3853
  1. Masahiro Ono, research fellow1
  1. 1Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
  1. m.ono{at}

In response to the suggestion that radiation dose should be estimated for every exposed person in Fukushima,1 2 the National Cancer Centre of Japan will conduct a huge cohort study on the exposed population to investigate the risk of low dose radiation.3 It will provide Fukushima residents with …

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