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Links between air pollution and cancer risk

An environmental exposure researcher on how the air we breathe can raise risk of lung and other cancers — and what to do about it

Aug. 18, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Regular air pollution boosts our long-term risk of lung cancer. As wildfire season heats up from climate change, the Western U.S. air quality could suffer.

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Carcinogens on tap

Far away from Flint, cancer-causing agents also taint drinking water, elevating lifetime risk

April 14, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Lead-laced water has endangered Flint residents and saturated presidential politics, but another frightening family of toxins fouls U.S. drinking water: carcinogens

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'Coming out' with cancer

From going public on Facebook to friends who ‘ghost,’ patients and experts discuss the ins and outs of sharing a diagnosis

Jan. 8, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

From going public on Facebook to friends who ‘ghost,’ patients and experts discuss the ins and outs of sharing a diagnosis.

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Cancer deaths drop overall, but now top cause in many states

Early detection, better treatments contributed to 23 percent decline in two decades, report shows

Jan. 7, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Heightened health habits and better medicine are curbing cancer’s killing force in America as the nation’s death rate from all malignancies dropped 23 percent during the past two decades, a new analysis shows. But declining rates of heart disease have made cancer the top cause of death in 21 states.

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