Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Japan's radiation nightmare has turned the lively home that truck driver Takahiro Ishitani once shared with his wife and three sons into a cluttered bachelor pad.
Even if the worst nuclear accident in 25 years leads to many people developing cancer, the public may never find out. The ordinary rate of cancer is so high, and medical understanding of the effects of radiation exposure so limited, that any increase in cases from the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster may be undetectable.
Even if the worst nuclear accident in 25 years leads to many people developing cancer, we may never find out.
"It's one of the biggest problems," said Seiji Yasumura, a professor of public health at Fukushima Medical University.