U.S. "grossly underestimates" environmental cancer risks

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U.S. "grossly underestimates" environmental cancer risks

Post by DavidRoss » Fri May 07, 2010 8:59 am

Yesterday the President's Cancer Panel released it's 2008-2009 report, "Reducing Environmental Cancer: What We Can Do Now." The full report is on line here: http://deainfo.nci.nih.gov/advisory/pcp ... 09_508.pdf

Policy recommendations start on page 103, individual recommendations on page 111.
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