Jan 042019

NJTV News Interview with Emily Barrett, Ph.D.: Asbestos in Baby Talc Powder Linked to a Variety of Cancers

“Both the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Health and Human Services have named asbestos as a carcinogen, so that’s a chemical that causes cancer in the body. So it’s been linked to a variety of different types of cancers — mesothelioma, lung cancer, ovarian cancer and other gynecological cancers are kind of the leading ones that have been implicated,” said Emily Barrett, an associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Rutgers Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute.

(Source: NJTV News – 1/2/2019)

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 January 4, 2019