Published in Cancer Weekly, February 16th, 1998
Epidemiologists at the University of North Carolina based their conclusions on radiation dose records and death certificates from 115,143 workers at the Savannah River Site and three other nuclear facilities. Of the 24,000 workers who died, 98 suffered from multiple myeloma.
Only nine cases were found among former SRS employees, so workers should not be alarmed, lead researcher Steve Wing said.
"This study, like a number of other studies, relates more to...
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