Male Marine breast cancers blamed on water contamination

Posted by Trish Riley, October 14, 2009

The men with breast cancer are among about 1,600 retired Marines and Camp Lejeune residents who have filed claims against the federal government. According to congressional investigators, they are seeking nearly $34 billion in compensation for health problems they say stemmed from drinking water at the base that was contaminated with several toxic chemicals, including some the federal government has classified as known or potential cancer-causing agents.

http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/09/25/marines.breast.cancer.folo/index.html

http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/archives.jsp?sm=ts5%3B0text6%3Bbreastts5%3B0lede7%3BLeJeune

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