Medicine: Leukemia Leveling

Have any of the "blood cancer" diseases lumped under the general heading of leukemia increased as the result of fallout from nuclear explosions? Some scientists claim to have found evidence for this charge. Not so, says an exhaustive report from the National Cancer Institute : at most ages among the white population, the increase in the leukemia death rate has slowed down, and at some ages the rate has actually declined. (Among nonwhites the increase is continuing, for no known reason.)

Far from foreseeing a further increase in leukemia from anything (meaning nuclear power)...

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