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2014-02-03 20:22:40

GENEVA, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New UN Agency report shows cancer is now the world's biggest killer - with the number of cases set to explode in coming years

2011-05-03 10:15:00

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of mounting scientific evidence showing that indoor tanning increases the risk for developing skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, a contingent of national health care organizations have joined together to highlight the dangers of indoor tanning.

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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.

2008-12-09 10:22:00

New World Cancer Report Released by IARC; U.S. Groups List Six Critical Steps the New U.S. Administration Can Take ATLANTA, Dec.

2008-08-19 03:00:34

By Krall, Kathleen Douglas, Jae; Perrin, Nancy A; Austin, Donald; Lambert, William E; Heumann, Michael Abstract Trichloroethylene (TCE), a common groundwater contaminant, was found at high levels at an Oregon work site in 1998.


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