Windscale/Sellafield Pt. 10. Full text of Report on the Investigation of the Possible Increased Incidence of Cancer in West Cumbria 1986, COMARE. HMSO.

https://www.academia.edu/38201320/Report_on_the_Investigation_of_the_Possible_Increased_Incidence_of_Cancer_in_West_Cumbria_a.pdf

“Report on the Investigation of the Possible Increased Incidence of Cancer in West Cumbria : Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment (COMARE), first report HMSO 1986.”
This report is the first such report published as a result of British media reports in 1984. These media reports uncovered an apparent excess of childhood cancers in populations living in the vicinity of the Windscale/Sellafield nuclear facility.
Comare continues to publish reports on this matter. These are easily obtained from the UK national archives and from Comare. However, the first such Comare report is harder to obtain. It was published in 1986, coincident with the Chernobyl disaster, timing which the British government of the time considered “unfortunate” (National Archives). Few copies of the Comare 1 report were printed.
Hence I am placing the report online. It was obtained by requesting it from Comare UK. It is an open unclassified document.
Paul Langley

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