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WHO Declares Air Pollution Carcinogenic
2013-10-17 15:41:51

In a statement released Thursday, the WHO’s said there was “sufficient evidence” to believe that exposure to air pollution causes lung cancer.

2011-05-31 13:31:00

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here is a quote to attribute to John Walls, vice president, public affairs for CTIA-The Wireless Association: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "Today, an International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) working group in Lyon, France categorized radiofrequency fields from cell phones as 'possibly' carcinogenic based on 'limited evidence.' IARC conducts numerous reviews and in the past has given the same...

2010-07-15 15:05:27

A new report from the American Cancer Society and other world-leading health groups identifies gaps in research for 20 suspected carcinogens whose potential to cause cancer is as yet unresolved.

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2010-06-02 06:25:00

The United Nations' cancer research agency said on Tuesday that cancer will kill over 13 million people a year by 2030, almost double the number who died from the disease in 2008.

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2009-07-29 10:45:00

The World Health Organization’s cancer research agency announced Wednesday that tanning beds and other forms of ultraviolet radiation now rank alongside cigarettes and asbestos as a top-level cancer threat.


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