From 2003 – 2010, Dr. John Boice, Former Director of the Radiation Epidemiology Branch of the National Cancer Institute, conducted four studies of cancer and mortality rates in uranium mining communities in Texas, Colorado and New Mexico. The National Academy of Sciences study summarized Boice’s findings: “The researchers did not find any evidence that the operation of the uranium mines and processing facilities increased the cancer or mortality rates for the nearby population.” (National Academy of Sciences Study, p. 129)

From 2003 – 2010, Dr. John Boice, Former Director of the Radiation Epidemiology Branch of the National Cancer Institute, conducted four studies of cancer and mortality rates in uranium mining communities in Texas, Colorado and New Mexico. The National Academy of Sciences study summarized Boice’s findings: “The researchers did not find any evidence that the operation of the uranium
mines and processing facilities increased the cancer or mortality rates for the nearby population.” (National Academy of Sciences Study, p. 129)