Fears of cancer clusters
developing in North Birmingham were voiced last night as two mobile companies submitted plans for new phone masts in the area.
In summary, the cluster of childhood leukemia cases in Churchill County appears to be one of the most unusual childhood cancer clusters
ever reported and may warrant further investigation.
But unlike areas where scientists noted cancer clusters
such as in California's Marin County and Boston, no clusters have been found in Santa Clarita, Barstis said.
GOVERNMENT experts last night ruled out links between childhood cancer clusters
in North Wales and nuclear radiation.
These studies supplement, and most often precede, epidemiologic, clinical, and other studies, such as those on cancer clusters
or occupational or environmental exposures, which are reported for human populations.
Antonovich, after residents raised concerns about cancer clusters
while testifying during hearings on the landfill's water permit, which ultimately was granted.
The anecdotal evidence of cancer clusters
in communities like Wishaw -where a high-profile protest against a mast continues -is concerning.
Hence anecdotal evidence about cancer clusters
near electricity pylons or nuclear power stations for example, compelling as it might seem to lay people, is dismissed until proven.
And when cancer clusters
are investigated, the cases are often too few to prove an association with pesticides.
Hayden said the possibility of cancer clusters
at the schools would confirm suspicions raised by the Belmont scandal.
Mrs Carlisle's calls come as the debate surrounding cancer clusters
But, in a Commons motion, Mr Meacher insisted Dr Busby's research echoed other studies of cancer clusters
dating back to 1983.