|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:40:09 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HEALTH, VOCs: "Camp Lejeune [NC] Study Finds Higher Cancer Death Risk"|
Camp Lejeune Study Finds Higher Cancer Death Risk By Maggie Fox NBC News February 19, 2014 People stationed at North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune while the water there was contaminated were more likely to die from several types of cancer, as well as Lou Gehrig’s disease, according to an official government report released Wednesday. It’s the latest in a series of reports showing the contaminated water at the base seriously affected Marines and their families. “The study found elevated (risks) at Camp Lejeune for several causes of death including cancers of the kidney, liver, esophagus, cervix, multiple myeloma, Hodgkin lymphoma and ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease),” Frank Bove of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and colleagues wrote in their report, published in the online journal Environmental Health. … For the entire blog, see http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/camp-lejeune-study-finds-higher-cancer-death-risk-n33991 For the original research article, see http://www.ehjournal.net/content/pdf/1476-069X-13-10.pdf -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope Street Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650-961-8918 or 650-969-1545 Fax: 650-961-8918 LSiegel@cpeo.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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