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Cancer news and analysis from The Nation
December 17, 2018
The State Where Black Women Are Twice as Likely to Die of Cervical Cancer as White Women
Alabama’s painful racial legacy lives on in health-care inequality.
February 26, 2016
Jacqueline Susann’s Queer Feminism
Valley of the Dolls
actually hold up as a read 50 years later?
February 23, 2016
A New Study Suggests Even the Toughest Pesticide Regulations Aren’t Nearly Tough Enough
As in most states, regulators in California measure the effect of only one pesticide at a time. But farmers often use several pesticides together—and that’s a big, toxic problem.
July 15, 2015
For the Tobacco Industry’s Backlash Against Lung Cancer Science, You’re Welcome
investigation was “circulated far and wide throughout the huckster fraternity.”
October 14, 2014
Brain Cancer Cases Shot Up in This Florida Town—Is a Defense Contractor to Blame?
For years, radioactive waste has seeped into swampland, canals—even drinking water. Now a few families are fighting to hold the polluters accountable.
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August 6, 2014
Does Senator Vitter Really Think Cancer Prevention Groups and Wildlife Nonprofits Are Part of a Nefarious Cabal?
Vitter’s report claims that environmental and public health foundations are responsible for spreading “bogus propaganda.”
April 11, 2014
Could Working on Keystone XL Give You Cancer, Asthma?
Two prominent health groups are demanding that the State Department find out.