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Study: Alcohol Industry Distorts Cancer Risk

By Bob Grant | September 10, 2017

Researchers claim that industry groups worldwide misrepresent the carcinogenicity of alcohol products.

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Cooking Up Cancer?

By Diana Kwon | April 1, 2017

Overcooked potatoes and burnt toast contain acrylamide, a potential carcinogen that researchers have struggled to reliably link to human cancers.

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Stem Cells Drive Cancer Risk in Mice

By Jef Akst | August 26, 2016

Mutations that arise during stem cell division contribute to the development of cancers in a variety of organs, according to a study.

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E.U. Delays Vote on Roundup

By Bob Grant | May 24, 2016

Newly published research on the key ingredient in the Monsanto-made weed killer is holding up lawmakers’ decisions on whether to continue to allow its sale in Europe.

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Cancer Not Just “Bad Luck”

By Jef Akst | December 18, 2015

A new study refutes one published earlier this year that claimed random mutations were at the root of many tumors.

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WHO: Some Meats May Cause Cancer

By Tracy Vence | October 27, 2015

Experts discuss the agency’s classification of red and processed meats as probable and confirmed carcinogens, respectively.

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A Dire Air Pollution Warning

By Bob Grant | October 21, 2013

Contaminants in the air are officially carcinogens, according to the World Health Organization.

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Cancer-Causing Herbal Remedies

By Ruth Williams | August 7, 2013

A potent carcinogen lurks within certain traditional Chinese medicines.

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Your Couch is Trying to Kill You

By Bob Grant | November 29, 2012

Researchers find that banned, flame-retardant chemicals, embedded in sofas and baby products, are still abundant in some US homes.

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Opinion: What’s in Your Food?

By Takayuki Shibamoto | July 16, 2012

Are the “carcinogenic” chemicals that are produced when foods are cooked really cause for concern?

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