|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 6 Jul 2009 09:30:53 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HEALTH, VOCs: Camp Lejeune (NC) and male breast cancer|
More vets report cancer By William R. Levesque St. Petersburg Times (FL) July 3, 2009Scientists studying drinking water contamination at Camp Lejeune were startled when 11 men with breast cancer and ties to the North Carolina base were identified over the last two years.
Six more have been found in one week.Five additional men with breast cancer and a sixth who had a double mastectomy after doctors found precancerous tumors contacted the St. Petersburg Times last week after reading a story about the 11 men with the rare disease.
"This male breast cancer cluster is a smoking gun," breast cancer survivor Mike Partain said on Friday. "You just can't ignore it. You don't need science to tell you something is wrong. It's common sense. It begs to be studied."
.... For the entire article, see http://www.tampabay.com/news/military/veterans/article1015699.ece -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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