The ‘Why’ of Cancer

Originally published February 09, 2013, Frederick News Post In Maryland, cancer is the second-highest cause of death, especially in Eastern Shore counties. State Sen. Anthony Muse, a Prince George’s County Democrat, is again attempting to have the state investigate why.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in

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Paul Gordon: 3/17/11

Thursday, March 17, 2011Paul Gordon: Lawsuits may uncover long-buried facts about Fort Detrick|For years, Fort Detrick has had a public relations strategy. Anytime there are negative stories about the base, the public relations department has written articles about Fort Detrick and how its research has saved lives, as well as

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Thursday, March 10, 2011Cancer victims, families file claims against Fort DetrickEach seeking $50 million in damagesby Katherine Heerbrandt | Staff Writer Forty-two people have submitted claims to Fort Detrick against the U.S. Army alleging that pollution on the base is responsible for giving them or their family member cancer. Each

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Thursday, March 3, 2011Bill would require deeper look into causes of cancerState senator says cancer rate near Fort Detrick is ‘alarming’by Katherine Heerbrandt | Staff Writer A sponsor of legislation to make the state’s health department measure environmental causes of cancer says he is annoyed by the department’s response and

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