Alarms over radiation from thyroid cancer patients

Alarms over radiation from thyroid cancer patients
Cancer patients sent home after treatment with radioactive iodine have contaminated hotel rooms and set off alarms on public transportation, a congressional investigation has found.

They’ve come into close contact with vulnerable people, including pregnant women and children, and the household trash from their homes has triggered radiation detectors at landfills.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/20/AR2010102000655.html

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