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What can cause cancer in the environment?

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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Many things

Cancer-causing substances are called "carcinogens.
" they include uv radiation from the sun, radon, agricultural chemicals that get into the water supply, certain types of plastics like bpa, and many others. A report from the president's cancer panel gives more details. Go to: http://deainfo.Nci.Nih.Gov/advisory/pcp/annualreports/pcp08-09rpt/pcp_report_08-09_508.Pdf.

In brief: Many things

Cancer-causing substances are called "carcinogens.
" they include uv radiation from the sun, radon, agricultural chemicals that get into the water supply, certain types of plastics like bpa, and many others. A report from the president's cancer panel gives more details. Go to: http://deainfo.Nci.Nih.Gov/advisory/pcp/annualreports/pcp08-09rpt/pcp_report_08-09_508.Pdf.
Dr. Devon Webster
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Chaim Colen
Neurosurgery

In brief: Multiple factors

Too many to enumerate here, but toxins, pollutants and heavy metals are high on the list.

In brief: Multiple factors

Too many to enumerate here, but toxins, pollutants and heavy metals are high on the list.
Dr. Chaim Colen
Dr. Chaim Colen
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