Is there still radiation in Hiroshima and Nagasaki today?

Is there still radiation like in those cities? For example, if you go there and like breathe the air and stuff and drink water, can you get cancer? I just finished reading Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes, and thought it was nuts how she just got leukemia even though she wasn't struck by the bomb. I... show more Is there still radiation like in those cities? For example, if you go there and like breathe the air and stuff and drink water, can you get cancer? I just finished reading Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes, and thought it was nuts how she just got leukemia even though she wasn't struck by the bomb.

I have to do a project for Social Studies class, can anyone answer my question?
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