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"PCBs linked to rise in lymph cancers"
SCIENCE NEWS on-line has a very interesting article about National Cancer
Institute research which found that patients w/ >1050 ppb of PCBs in their
blood had a 4.5 times greater risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma than folks w/
250-650 ppb. (Does anyone know what's considered "background"? The article
Check it out for free, if you have web access, at
http://www.sciencenews.org/sn_arc97/8_9_97/fob1.htm. I don't subscribe to
the hard copy so I don't know if it's there, too. I *think* it is. Vol.
152, Number 6, August 9, 1997 issue.
Jackie Hunt Christensen
Food Safety Project Director
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
2105 1st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
612-870-3424 (direct line)
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