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WHO Agency: Air Pollution Causes Cancer

posted on October 18, 2013 at 11:55 AM

The expert panel's classification was made after scientists analyzed more than 1,000 studies worldwide. Full Story

Lawsuit Alleges Missouri Tannery Caused Brain Tumors

posted on April 24, 2009 at 8:04 PM

CAMERON, Mo (AP) — A tannery in northwest Missouri was accused in a lawsuit Wednesday of contaminating farmland with a chemical that caused brain-tumor cases in the town of Cameron. Full Story

New Attack Ad Targets Hot Dogs

posted on August 29, 2008 at 8:08 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — A new TV commercial shows kids eating hot dogs in a school cafeteria and one little boy's haunting lament: "I was dumbfounded when the doctor told me I have late-stage colon cancer." It's a startling revelation in an ad that... Full Story

FDA Rejects Proposal to Advertise Lycopene Benefits

posted on November 11, 2005 at 8:11 PM

The Food and Drug Administration this week denied petitions by American Longevity and the Lycopene Health Claim Coalition to advertise cancer-reduction claims on tomato products. Full Story

EPA Document Concludes MTBE May CauseCancer

posted on July 22, 2005 at 8:07 PM

More than 20 U.S Senators asked the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, this week for more information about an internal document that reportedly concludes the gasoline additive MTBE may cause cancer. Full Story

Weight Loss Reduces Cancer Risk

posted on April 25, 2003 at 8:04 PM

Lose weight and reduce risk of getting cancer. Full Story

Sun, Sand And Soybean Oil

posted on December 6, 2002 at 8:12 PM

There's a new product in the fight against skin cancer. Soybean oil is the main ingredient in an all-natural skin and hair product formulated to block the sun's ultraviolet light. Full Story

Study: Milk Fat Fights Cancer

posted on November 1, 2002 at 8:11 PM

Got milk fat? Full Story

A Cuppa Joe For The Skin

posted on August 30, 2002 at 8:08 PM

Java lotion may prevent skin cancer. Full Story

Heating Sweet Corn Releases Cancer Fighters

posted on August 16, 2002 at 8:08 PM

Cornell University scientists report heat processing of sweet corn can dramatically raise the level of several antioxidants known as phenolics, some by as much as 550 percent. Full Story

Leafy Greens Fight Colon Cancer

posted on June 14, 2002 at 8:06 PM

Scientists at a British University are reporting new evidence that leafy greens can significantly reduce the development of colon cancer. Full Story

Organic Soups May Reduce Cancer Risk

posted on March 15, 2002 at 8:03 PM

Organic soups may reduce risk of cancer. Full Story

Nuts Against Cancer

posted on July 20, 2001 at 8:07 PM

Nutt'n better New research from the University of California-Davis reveals almonds can have a significant effect on the prevention of colon cancer at least in lab rats. Full Story

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