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Resource ID: #16179
Subject: Cancer
Source: CBS News
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Date: March 10, 11, 1999

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CBS News reports "that many workers who spent lifetimes making computer chips in Silicon Valley suffer from life-threatening cancers. The workers attribute their health problems to years of exposure to dangerous chemicals but the industry denies their claims and refuses to allow any independent health study of its employees. Government health agencies expressed alarm at the findings but our investigation discovered that not one agency was actively studying the cancer claims...."

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