An expert panel of Presidential advisers recently spoke out about the many effects that environmental pollutions have in causing cancer. In their 230 page report titled “Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk: What We Can Do Now,
” President Obama’s Cancer Panel has called for greater attention to be paid the tens of thousands of chemicals that permeate the human living environment, and how they are linked to cancer. Much of the concern is regarding the more or less lack of, or insufficient amount of research done to verify the long term effects the various chemicals in the environment are having on human health.
“There remains a great deal to be done to identify the many existing but unrecognized environmental carcinogens and eliminate those that are known from our daily lives – our workplaces, schools and homes,” explained the Presidential Canner Panel’s chair person, Dr LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr.
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