On February 13th, 2020, the Oversight Committee of the Fukushima Health Management Survey presented the new set of thyroid cancer data (up until September 30th, 2019). After the initial screening of approximately 300,000 children who were living in Fukushima Prefecture at the time of the multiple nuclear meltdowns or were born shortly thereafter (2011-2014), follow-up examinations were carried out every two years. The second examinations has already been completed, the third one is in its final phase and the fourth series of examinations has now been underway since 2018. During the past nine years, three trends have emerged quite clearly.
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