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At Conference of Top Cancer Researchers, EWG Presents New Analysis Showing Nitrate-Polluted Tap Water Could Cause 12,500 Cancer Cases a Year

Drinking water contaminated with nitrate could be responsible for more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, according to a peer-reviewed study by Environmental Working Group presented today at a conference of leading cancer and environmental health experts.  EWG toxicologist Alexis Temkin, Ph.D., discussed the research findings during a meeting sponsored by the American Association for Cancer Research, entitled Environmental Carcinogenesis: Potential Pathway to Cancer Prevention.  Read more...



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