Two lung cancer patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital have become the first anywhere to get radiation therapy in a new machine that provides real-time clear imaging of their tumors.
The agency conducted several low flights over the landfill and surrounding homes where radioactive waste was buried in the 1970s.
Bridgeton resident and mother of three young children Dawn Chapman says the Missouri Department of Natural Resources told her by telephone no testing is being done for “alpha and beta radiation.”
He says if you’re getting an X Ray or C-T Scan, always make sure you are getting the safest and lowest radiation exposure possible.
During the process of cleaning up the old Mallinckrodt site north of the McKinley Bridge, crews found the presence of radiation in an MSD manhole.
A recommendation St. Louis Children’s Hospital had already taken to heart.
The radiation found in Madison, Clinton and Bond Counties in Illinois is from the Fukushima nuclear power plants in Japan.
No readings of radioactive material in any of Missouri’s four reading stations
Traces of iodine found in Illinois air, grass samples.
Believed to be from the nuclear plant disaster in Japan