Latest Carcinogen Stories

2010-06-24 16:07:38

University of Rhode Island Pharmacy Professor Bongsup Cho knows there are cancer-causing chemicals in diesel fumes and cigarette smoke.

2010-06-23 01:22:59

In an article to be published on 21 June 2010 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, researchers from Inserm (Inserm unit 625 – Research Group on Human and Mammalian Reproduction, University of Rennes 1), the CHU (University Hospital Centre) in Pointe à Pitre (urology department, University of the French West Indies and Guiana) and from the Center for Analytical Research and Technology (University of Liège, Belgique), show that exposure to chlordecone (also named Kepone), an...

2010-06-10 10:25:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) issued the following statement today from Paul L.

2010-05-25 13:52:50

Longtime environmental health researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine describe the carcinogenic effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), ubiquitous chemicals that have hormone-like effects in the body.

2010-05-17 11:47:00

LISLE, Ill., May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its official annual report, the President's Cancer Panel is recommending that people use home filtering devices to decrease exposure to cancer-causing agents. "This reaffirms what independent testing shows," said Peter J.

2010-05-14 09:25:44

Although tobacco use is widely understood to be one of the leading causes of oral cancer, research on the prevention of tobacco-related oral cancer in experimental animals has traditionally been limited to examining the impact of synthetic carcinogens manufactured especially for cancer research, rather than on observing the effects of carcinogens that occur in tobacco smoke.

2010-05-13 10:57:56

A team of researchers have found that tobacco-free cigarettes may be more carcinogenic by actually inducing more extensive DNA damage than tobacco products.

2010-05-12 11:40:00

Airborne chemicals released by common household products include known carcinogens, reproductive toxins, and other contaminants ATLANTA, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI), in response to the findings of the President's Cancer Panel Annual Report, urges consumers and building and design professionals to make every effort to choose products that have been independently verified for low chemical emissions. (Logo:...

2010-05-06 12:49:00

Organic Trade Association (OTA) hails panel for empowering consumers with ways to reduce their cancer risk GREENFIELD, Mass., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President's Cancer Panel Report released today exhorts consumers to choose food grown without pesticides or chemical fertilizers, antibiotics, and growth hormones to help decrease their exposure to environmental chemicals that can increase their risk of contracting cancer.

2010-05-06 12:02:58

Presidential cancer advisers said on Thursday that Americans are being "bombarded" with chemicals, gases and radiation that can cause cancer, and the federal government must do far more to protect them.

Word of the Day
  • Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.
The word 'quotha' is an alteration of 'quoth he'.