|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 3 Feb 2017 13:01:43 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HEALTH, HOUSING: "Concerns about possible contamination at Laurel Bay [SC] housing spread to include adult cancers"|
Concerns about possible contamination at Laurel Bay housing spread to include adult cancers By: Karen Jowers Military Times February 2, 2017 New Navy guidance to medical providers treating those who've lived in the Laurel Bay housing area in South Carolina expands the concern over potential exposure to cancer-causing agents, now addressing adult cancer risks as well as pediatric ones. And Melany Stawnyczyj, a Marine wife who once lived in the area near Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort and whose child has undergone cancer treatments, said the guidance doesn't go far enough to allay families' concerns. She strongly disagreed with a portion of the guidance that discourages testing solely to allay patient (or parent) concerns, calling such a recommendation "unethical and wrong." ... For the entire article, see http://www.militarytimes.com/articles/concerns-about-possible-contamination-at-laurel-bay-housing-spread-to-include-adult-cancers -- 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 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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