Environment & Cancer
U.S. government limits on arsenic in drinking water has likely averted hundreds of cases of lung and bladder cancer annually, a new study suggests.
The number of nonsmoking cancer survivors exposed to secondhand smoke is down significantly in the United States, but it's too soon to breathe easy.
In the year 2014, over 1,600 Americans died from cancer, and today one in every four deaths within the US are cancer-linked. Recently, research has shown that where you live plays a huge role in determining how much you're at risk of cancer.
Study lead author Jyotsna Jagai stated that "Overall environmental quality was very strongly associated with increased cancer risk."