Environmental Causes of Cancer
November 13, 2005 12:42 AM   Subscribe

Environmental and Occupational Causes of Cancer: A Review of Recent Scientific Literature (PDF). There's a summary and analysis of the report in this article. (Via the Organic Consumers Association).
posted by homunculus (5 comments total)
The latest on REACH in Europe: Germany secures delay in EU chemical reform deal.
posted by homunculus at 12:46 AM on November 13, 2005

What about the viral theory? Or can't that be coupled with an attack on capitalism and consumerism...
posted by Faze at 6:56 AM on November 13, 2005

No, it's more complicated than just tobacco with its toxic additives.

tell this to the nanny-state anti-smoking lobby who believes that smoking and second-hand smoke causes everything but HIV/AIDS. it's just too simple to blame tobacco yet everyone jumps on the bandwagon which creates further hostility in an already hostile society.
posted by brandz at 8:26 AM on November 13, 2005

Wow, Thanks. Great article.

an attack on capitalism and consumerism

I agree, we should ignore science when it doesnt jive with our world view.
posted by stbalbach at 9:39 AM on November 13, 2005

Avoiding Everyday Toxins
posted by homunculus at 7:08 PM on November 13, 2005

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