Thyroid Cancer and Radiation Exposure 101: 40 Years After Three Mile Island
1. Radioactive steam and waste water were released from the plant.
2.People who were near TMI during the accident and developed thyroid cancer share a common genetic marker.
3. Average dose of 1 millirem over the course of those few days. That’s far less than an x-ray.
4.A handful of scientific studies have not found a link between the accident and negative health.