The Phoenix Flyer
Cancer cluster in southeast Florida town?
ABC News reports from Satellite Beach, where a woman who was diagnosed with a rare kind of breast cancer at age 35 has been organizing with other cancer victims diagnosed around the same time. They are concerned about groundwater contamination from nearby Patrick Air Force Base – which officials say hasn’t affected the town’s water supply. But the tainted groundwater hasn’t been cleaned up, either. Cancer clusters are notoriously difficult to pin down, so locals are going door-to-door to document what’s happening.
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