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Is the world giving you cancer?

Our dependence on many modern conveniences has made us the subject of vast, uncontrolled experiments to which none of us is asked to consent

By Devra Davis

Sunday, May 04, 2008, Page 9

In 1971, US president Richard Nixon launched a “war” against cancer. But, nearly four decades later, the battle remains focused on highly profitable efforts to develop drugs and technologies to treat the disease while virtually ignoring environmental factors that cause it.

True, cancer deaths have dropped chiefly because of long-delayed – and still poorly supported – efforts to curb smoking. Successes with screening and treatment of breast, colo-rectal and cervical cancer have also helped. SEE LINK