EPA Stalls Release of Carcinogen Report
EPA Stalls Release of Carcinogen Report
An investigation by Politico finds the agency has been sitting on an assessment of formaldehyde’s cancer risks for a year and a half.
EPA Stalls Release of Carcinogen Report
EPA Stalls Release of Carcinogen Report

An investigation by Politico finds the agency has been sitting on an assessment of formaldehyde’s cancer risks for a year and a half.

An investigation by Politico finds the agency has been sitting on an assessment of formaldehyde’s cancer risks for a year and a half.

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Study: Alcohol Industry Distorts Cancer Risk
Study: Alcohol Industry Distorts Cancer Risk
Bob Grant | Sep 10, 2017
Researchers claim that industry groups worldwide misrepresent the carcinogenicity of alcohol products.
Cooking Up Cancer?
Cooking Up Cancer?
Diana Kwon | Apr 1, 2017
Overcooked potatoes and burnt toast contain acrylamide, a potential carcinogen that researchers have struggled to reliably link to human cancers.
Stem Cells Drive Cancer Risk in Mice
Stem Cells Drive Cancer Risk in Mice
Jef Akst | Aug 26, 2016
Mutations that arise during stem cell division contribute to the development of cancers in a variety of organs, according to a study.
E.U. Delays Vote on Roundup
E.U. Delays Vote on Roundup
Bob Grant | May 23, 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.
Cancer Not Just “Bad Luck”
Cancer Not Just “Bad Luck”
Jef Akst | Dec 18, 2015
A new study refutes one published earlier this year that claimed random mutations were at the root of many tumors.
WHO: Some Meats May Cause Cancer
WHO: Some Meats May Cause Cancer
Tracy Vence | Oct 27, 2015
Experts discuss the agency’s classification of red and processed meats as probable and confirmed carcinogens, respectively.
A Dire Air Pollution Warning
A Dire Air Pollution Warning
Bob Grant | Oct 20, 2013
Contaminants in the air are officially carcinogens, according to the World Health Organization.
Cancer-Causing Herbal Remedies
Cancer-Causing Herbal Remedies
Ruth Williams | Aug 7, 2013
A potent carcinogen lurks within certain traditional Chinese medicines.
Your Couch is Trying to Kill You
Your Couch is Trying to Kill You
Bob Grant | Nov 29, 2012
Researchers find that banned, flame-retardant chemicals, embedded in sofas and baby products, are still abundant in some US homes.
Opinion: What’s in Your Food?
Takayuki Shibamoto | Jul 16, 2012
Are the “carcinogenic” chemicals that are produced when foods are cooked really cause for concern?
Diesel Fumes Called Carcinogenic
Jef Akst | Jun 14, 2012
The WHO has upgraded exhaust fumes from diesel engines from a “probable” carcinogen to a toxin that does cause cancer.
Cell Phone Debate Continues
Jef Akst | Jul 6, 2011
Just weeks after the World Health Organization declared that mobile phones may cause cancer, a review of the literature finds no evidence to support the claim.
New carcinogens to watch out for
Jef Akst | Jun 13, 2011
The US government releases an updated list of potential carcinogens that includes seven new chemicals and biological agents.