Brian Vastag | Authors

Easy methods curtail toxins in food linked to cancer in Africa

February 25, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC- In much of the developing world, exposure to mycotoxins, which are generated by various types of fungus that grow on food, is ubiquitous. Th e most well-known mycotoxin, aflatoxin, is commonly found on nuts and is a known carcinogen, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

ACS expert warns that global burden of cancer will skyrocket without prevention

December 01, 2008

WASHINGTON, DC-The developing world faces “a tsunami of cancer” without massive tobacco control efforts and programs to stanch infection-related tumors, according to the American Cancer Society’s vice president for epidemiology and surveillance research.