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Do herbicides in river from runoff cause cancer?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Potentially.

It all depends on which chemicals are in the herbicides, in what concentration they are found in the river runoff, and how much of the contaminated water is consumed.
Unfortunately there is no magic formula to calculate what that risk is, but it's important to work with local industry and relevant government agencies to keep all of our water ways clean and uncontaminated.

In brief: Potentially.

It all depends on which chemicals are in the herbicides, in what concentration they are found in the river runoff, and how much of the contaminated water is consumed.
Unfortunately there is no magic formula to calculate what that risk is, but it's important to work with local industry and relevant government agencies to keep all of our water ways clean and uncontaminated.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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