• Geographic Variations in U.S. Thyroid Cancer Incidence and a Cluster Near Nuclear Reactors in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania

    On November 16th, 2009, RPHP held a press conference announcing its findings that the rate of thyroid cancer cases in counties closest to the Indian Point nuclear plant 35 miles north of midtown Manhattan are the highest in New York State, and among the highest in the U.S.These findings are substantiated in detail in Mr. […]

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  • Alec Baldwin

    Over the past several years, my commitments to various causes and charities has certainly ebbed and flowed. However, there is one cause that I will always be most proud of my affiliation with, and that I try to lend my support to whenever possible, and that is the work of the Radiation and Public Health […]

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  • Nancy Briggs

    My name is Nancy Briggs, age 45, from Tuxedo, NY. I was born in the Bronx and at the age of 5 my family moved to the suburbs to a town called Sloatsburg, in Rockland County. When I saw the story on Eyewitness News about the increased rates of thyroid cancer in the surrounding counties […]

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  • Diana Santaiti

    I was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer in March 2005. Before this I was a healthy 30 year old I even had a routine physical and nothing seemed out of the ordinary. It’s funny how things work. I was in a small fender bender in late February 2005 and I went to see a chiropractor to […]

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  • Letters To The Editor

    Letters To The EditorAlbany Times UnionTuesday, November 10, 2009 A major battle over the future of New York’s energy policy is being fought at Indian Point, 75 miles south of Albany. The battle is not just about energy, but public health. Indian Point is the site of two large nuclear reactors operating since the mid-1970s. […]

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  • St. Louis baby teeth yield new findings on nuclear fallout

    By Kim McGuire ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCHWednesday, October 21, 2009 Joan Ketterer still recalls the button her son Edward got for donating his baby teeth to what was then a groundbreaking study looking at the effect of nuclear fallout on children born in the St. Louis-area in the 1960s. “I Gave My Tooth To Science” proclaimed […]

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  • CANCER RISK TO AMERICANS FROM ATOMIC TEST FALLOUT A CASE CONTROL STUDY OF STRONTIUM-90 IN BABY TEETH

    Joseph J. Mangano MPH MBAExecutive DirectorRadiation and Public Health Project October 20, 2009 TABLE OF CONTENTSClick on a desired item to view that section of the report, or simply scroll down. Executive Summary Background – Need for Study Baby Teeth Provide Basis for Study of Cancer Risk from Fallout Study Methods Study Results Implications for […]

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  • EXCESS INFANT MORTALITY AFTER NUCLEAR PLANT STARTUP IN RURAL MISSISSIPPI

    International Journal of Health ServicesVolume 38, Number 2–Spring 2008 Joseph J. Mangano, MPH, MBAExecutive DirectorRadiation and Public Health Project Abstract American utilities are considering ordering new nuclear power reactors, which would be the first such orders in the U.S. since 1978. One potential site would be the Grand Gulf plant near Port Gibson, Mississippi. In 1983-1984, […]

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  • Baby tooth study resumes, seeking links between fallout radiation and cancer

    By Robert Kelly ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCHFriday, January 2, 2009 Questionnaires will soon be sent to thousands of men who donated their baby teeth half a century ago to scientists seeking to learn whether radioactive fallout in milk the donors drank as children affected their health later in life. It’s the latest step in a study […]

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  • Press Release

    For Immediate ReleaseNovember 11, 2008Contact: Joseph J. Mangano609-399-4343Odiejoe@aol.com CHILD LEUKEMIA DEATH RATES INCREASE NEAR U.S. NUCLEAR PLANTS RISES GREATEST NEAR OLDEST PLANTS, DECLINES NEAR CLOSED PLANTS New York, . Leukemia death rates in U.S. children near nuclear reactors rose sharply (vs. the national trend) in the past two decades, according to a recent study. The greatest […]

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