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A child is screened for leaked radiation from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Japan's Fukushima prefecture on March 24, 2011.
October 8, 2015 The study says rates of thyroid cancer are high for children who lived near the tsunami-crippled nuclear plant in Japan. But other scientists are skeptical of the findings.
An ultrasound test is used to look for nodules on the thyroid gland at the front of the throat.
February 21, 2014 The number of people diagnosed with thyroid cancer has tripled since 1975, but more lives haven't been saved as a result.
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