Toxins causing ‘grievous harm,’ cancer panel says (USA Today, 5/6/2010)

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USA Today is also reporting this morning on the just-released President's Cancer Panel report, which highlights the cancer risk of environmental exposures:

Widespread exposure to environmental toxins poses a serious threat to Americans, causing "grievous harm" that government agencies have not adequately addressed, according to a strongly worded report released today by the President's Cancer Panel, a body of experts that reports directly to President Obama. …

…Jeanne Rizzo, president of the Breast Cancer Fund, an environmental advocacy group, said the report was "a watershed that could transform federal policy not just on cancer, but on chemicals." (Read complete article.)

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