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Professor Toshihide Tsuda's Press Conference on "Pediatric Thyroid Cancer After the Fukushima Accident"

Below is the press conference presentation (in Japanese with English interpretation) given by Professor Toshihide Tsuda of Okayama University at the Foreign Correspondence Club of Japan (FCCJ) on October 8, 2015 (Japan time). 

On October 6, 2015, an epidemiological analysis of Fukushima thyroid cancer data by Professor Tsuda's research group was published online ahead of print in Epidemiology, official journal of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. The main author of the study, Professor Tsuda is an environmental epidemiologist who has devoted himself to clarifying the cause of health effects in numerous environmental cases such as Minamata disease, Nishi-Yodogawa air pollution in Osaka, and recognition of lung cancer in pneumoconiosis patients as an occupational disease. 

Here's the announcement of the press conference on the FCCJ website:

Thursday, October 08, 2015, 15:00 - 16:00 "Pediatric Thyroid Cancer after the Fukushima Accident"  Toshihide Ts…