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ACS Responds to New Study Linking Cell Phone Radiation to Cancer

The U.S. National Toxicology Program (NTP) has released partial results from an animal study of the effect of radiofrequency radiation associated with cell phones. The group found radiofrequency radiation was linked to a higher risk of two cancers. Below is a response … Continue reading

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Radon and Hematologic Cancer in Women

A new report from American Cancer Society researchers finds a statistically-significant, positive association between high levels of residential radon and the risk of hematologic cancer (lymphoma, myeloma, and leukemia) in women. The study is the first prospective, population-based study of … Continue reading

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Cancer and the Environment

A report released by the President’s Cancer Panel is making news today, saying that the true burden of environmentally-induced cancer is greatly underestimated, and that while environmental exposure is not a new front on the war on cancer, the harm from … Continue reading

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