Posts Tagged "environmental cancer"

Environmental Cancer Risks More Dangerous

Posted on May 25, 2010 in Health & Wellness

Household and workplace chemicals might contribute to a larger percentage of cancer deaths than previously thought, according to a presidential panel. Pollutants and other chemicals in your environment — your home, your frontyard, your workplace — may be more toxic to your health than you know, according to a report released earlier this month. The President’s Cancer Panel, an advisory group charged with monitoring the war on cancer, proposed in its May 5 report that environmental chemicals might contribute to a larger share of deaths from cancer than the 1% to 5% figure cited by the...

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