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A Ban on Hormonal Meat is Three Decades Overdue Press Release February 2, 2010 FDA Citizens Petition on U.S. Hormonal Meat
A Dangerous Spin on the Cancer Risks of a Sugar-Free Sweetener Press Release January 6, 2010 Cancer risks of Aspartame
America Losing Winnable War Against Cancer Press Conference June 24, 1993 President Clinton
America Losing Winnable War Against Cancer. Experts Urge Clinton to Chart New Course Press Release June 24, 1993 letter to former President Clinton re the war against cancer
American Public Health Association Supports Ban On Hormonal Milk and Meat Press Release November 13, 2009 While the industry claims that the rBGH hormone is safe for cows and that the milk is safe for consumers, this is blatantly false.
An FDA Ban on Genetically-Engineered Milk is Twenty Years Overdue Press Release January 15, 2010 FDA and rBGH milk
Announcement of Stop Cancer Before It Starts Campaign Report Press Release February 20, 2003 EMS release on Stop Cancer Campaign Report
Awareness month keeps Women perilously Unaware Editorial October 26, 1997 Chicago Tribune
Breast Cancer Deaths Linked to Nuclear Emissions Press Release September 8, 1994
Breast Cancer Unawareness Month Press Release October 14, 1996 Drug Companies Sponsor Misinformation Campaign
Breast Exams Just as Effective as Mammography Press Release October 9, 2002 Canadian Study Refutes Chinese Study
Cancer 2004 in America Article June 14, 2004 Interview with Peter Chowka
Cancer Expert Counters Reckless Claims That Hormonal Milk Is Safe Press Release October 14, 2009
Cancer Mortality Rates Letter December 10, 1979 Wall Street Journal
Cancer Report Card Gets Failing Grade Press Release April 1, 1998 Cancer Statistics Misinterpreted
Cancer War is Threatened by Cancer Charities Press Release September 13, 1999
Cancer War is Threatened by Recommendations of Presidential Commission Press Release August 30, 1996 President's Commission on Risk Assessment
Cancer War Should Focus on Prevention Editorial April 27, 2005 Commentary in Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Cancer-Gate: How to Win the Losing Cancer War Book 2005 new book by Dr. Epstein. Available from Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., February (late) 2005.
Cancer-The Health Risk Behind The Cosmeceutical Mask Press Release October 6, 2009
Conflicts of Interest in the Losing Cancer War Press Release March 4, 2004
Corporate Crime: Why We Cannot Trust Industry-Derived Safety Studies Article 1990 International Journal of Health Services
CPC Challenges "Honest Food Labels" Article Press Release April 2, 2010 FDA ignores "Imminent Health Hazard" petitions for hormonal meat and rBGH
Dr. Samuel Epstein's 20 Year Fight Against Biotech, Cancer-Causing Milk Press Release October 28, 2009
Environmental Cancer: Science, Not Politics Letter March 15, 1999 Wall Street Journal
Environmental Causes of Cancer Neglected Press Release March 27, 2003 Environmental causes of cancer
Escalating Incidence of Childhood Cancer Ignored by the National Cancer Institute and American Cancer Society Press Release May 9, 2002
Exposing the Links Between Cancer and the Environment Article August 23, 2004 Interview from Aug. 2004; posted on WWF site
FDA Admits Medical Radiation Risks, Ignores Mammography Dangers Press Release February 16, 2010 Mammography dangers from radiation
FDA, USDA Officials Dismiss Citizens' Concerns About Irradiated Food at Symposium Press Release June 18, 2001 June 2001 Symposium on Food Irradiation
Have We Lost the War on Cancer? Editorial December 12, 1991 Editorial in Chicago Tribune on the cost of the war on cancer
Hoodwinked: How the War Against Cancer is Being Lost Article January 8, 2006 Interview with Dr. Epstein in the Sunday Independent (January 2006).
Hormones In US Beef Linked to Increased Cancer Risk Press Release October 21, 2009
How to Fight Cancer Press Release August 11, 2009
Legislative Proposals for Reversing the Cancer Epidemic and Controlling Run-Away Industrial Technologies Article 2000 International Journal of Health Services
Letter to the Editor re mammography Letter September 1, 2002 Letter to the editor re mammography in Vitality Magazine/Newsletter, Sept. 2002
Losing the Cancer War (comment) Editorial December 23, 1991 Comment in USA Today on cancer prevention
Losing the War Against Cancer: Public Policy Reforms Needed Press Conference February 4, 1992
Mammography Radiates Doubt Editorial March 28, 1992 Los Angeles Times
Medical Experts Prescribe Legislation to Help Prevent Cancer Press Release June 15, 2009 Letter to four Congressional committees regarding the Obama Cancer Plan and a mandate for cancer prevention.
National Academy of Sciences Challenges Special Status of NCI Press Release September 30, 2003
National Mammoscam Day Press Release October 18, 1994 Comment on National Mammography Day in October
NCI Leadership is Out of Touch with Reality Press Release February 25, 2003 National Cancer Institute Leadership
New York Times Discredits a New Book on the Cancer War Press Release March 17, 2008 Richard Horton's review of a new book by Devra Davis on "The Secret History of the War on Cancer."
Politics of Cancer Letter July 26, 2000 Journal of the American Medical Association
President Obama's Expected Nomination of the Director of the National Cancer Institute Press Release March 29, 2010 Possible NCI Director's lack of focus on cancer prevention
Prestigious International Award for U.S. Expert Who Advocates Emphasis on Cancer Prevention Rather Than Just on Damage Control Press Release December 7, 1998 Dr. Epstein receives the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the "Alternative Nobel Prize."
Project Censored Awards Alternative Pulitzer Prize to Samuel Epstein, Press Release April 10, 2000 Dr. Epstein receives the Project Censored Award (aka Alternative Pulitzer Prize)
Reckless Indifference Of The American Cancer Society To Cancer Prevention Press Release December 28, 2009 Funding of the American Cancer Society propagating unnecessary mammograms
Reversing the Cancer Epidemic Article May2002 article in TIKKUN, May/June 2002
Risks of mammography-Hidden Role of the American Cancer Society Press Release November 24, 2009
Smoking Declines Yet Cancers Multiply Letter September 30, 1994 New York Times
Spinning the Losing Cancer War Editorial February 23, 2004
Spinning the Losing Cancer War Press Release February 23, 2004
Spinning the Losing War on Cancer Editorial November 4, 2003
Stop Cancer Before It Starts Press Conference February 20, 2003 Anniversary of War Against Cancer
Stop Cancer Before it Starts Campaign: How to Win the Losing War Against Cancer Book 2003
The "Research Cures Cancer" Campaign Press Release January 25, 1995 "Research Cures Cancer" Campaign misleads the public and Congress
The Cancer Establishment Editorial March 10, 1992 Washington Post
The Cancer in Our Charities Article September 17, 1999 feature article in The Times (U.K.) Higher Education Supplement. Sept. 17, 1999.
The Crisis in U.S. and International Cancer Policy Article 2002 crisis in cancer policy
The High Stakes of Cancer Prevention Article 2000 Tikkun Magazine
The Obama Cancer Plan Should Prioritize Prevention Press Release January 23, 2009 Press release on The Obama Cancer Plan endorsed by cancer prevention scientists and advocates.
The Politics of Cancer (Letter) Letter July 26, 2000 Letter to the Editor in JAMA re review of The Politics of Cancer, Revisited.
The Politics of Cancer Revisited Book 1998
The Push for Mammography May Be Off Target Editorial February 4, 1992 Washington Press conference in Feb. 1992 in which 60 scientists call for overhaul of cancer policy
UIC Professor Receives International Humanitarian Award Press Release March 31, 2005 Dr. Epstein receives the Albert Schweitzer Golden Grand Medal for International Contributions to Cancer Prevention. Presented June 10, 2005 at the Royal Castle, Warsaw, Poland.
UK Leads The Way In Banning Toxic Ingredients In Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Press Release November 17, 2009 Press release on UK ban
Unrecognized Cancer and Hormonal Risks of Avon Products Press Release October 8, 2009
Unrecognized Risks of Perricone MD Skin Care Products Press Release January 12, 2010 Nanoparticles in Perricone MD, skincare line
We are Losing the Winnable War Against Cancer Press Release December 18, 1996 war on cancer
Why We Are Still Losing the Winnable Cancer War Article January 1, 2005 article in The Humanist, January/February 2005.
Charities
Announcement of Stop Cancer Before It Starts Campaign Report Press Release February 20, 2003 EMS release on Stop Cancer Campaign Report
Cancer Charities Indicted for Losing the Winnable War Against Cancer Press Conference September 13, 1999 CAIB press conference, September 13, 1999, London
Cancer War is Threatened by Cancer Charities Press Release September 13, 1999
The Cancer in Our Charities Article September 17, 1999 feature article in The Times (U.K.) Higher Education Supplement. Sept. 17, 1999.
Why We Are Still Losing the Winnable Cancer War Article January 1, 2005 article in The Humanist, January/February 2005.
>> American Cancer Society
ACS Threatens U. S. National Cancer Program Press Release June 12, 2001 ACS seeks control of National Cancer Institute
America Losing Winnable War Against Cancer. Experts Urge Clinton to Chart New Course Press Release June 24, 1993 letter to former President Clinton re the war against cancer
American Cancer Society Misleads Public in May 26 Discovery Health Program Press Release May 24, 2003
Announcement of Stop Cancer Before It Starts Campaign Report Press Release February 20, 2003 EMS release on Stop Cancer Campaign Report
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Misleads Women Press Release October 17, 2007 Press Release on the American Cancer Society's Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast Cancer Deaths Linked to Nuclear Emissions Press Release September 8, 1994
Cancer 2004 in America Article June 14, 2004 Interview with Peter Chowka
Cancer War Should Focus on Prevention Editorial April 27, 2005 Commentary in Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Cancer-Gate: How to Win the Losing Cancer War Book 2005 new book by Dr. Epstein. Available from Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., February (late) 2005.
Cancer: It's a Growth Industry Article June2003 Interview with Dave Ross of KMUD radio in California
Conflicts of Interest in the Losing Cancer War Press Release March 4, 2004
FDA, USDA Officials Dismiss Citizens' Concerns About Irradiated Food at Symposium Press Release June 18, 2001 June 2001 Symposium on Food Irradiation
Have We Lost the War on Cancer? Editorial December 12, 1991 Editorial in Chicago Tribune on the cost of the war on cancer
Hoodwinked: How the War Against Cancer is Being Lost Article January 8, 2006 Interview with Dr. Epstein in the Sunday Independent (January 2006).
Letter to the Editor re mammography Letter September 1, 2002 Letter to the editor re mammography in Vitality Magazine/Newsletter, Sept. 2002
Losing the Cancer War (comment) Editorial December 23, 1991 Comment in USA Today on cancer prevention
Make Prevention A National Priority Editorial July 24, 1985 editorial on cancer prevention
Mammography Doesn't Come Without Risk Editorial February 25, 2002
New York Times Discredits a New Book on the Cancer War Press Release March 17, 2008 Richard Horton's review of a new book by Devra Davis on "The Secret History of the War on Cancer."
Prevent Cancer: Phase Out Toxics in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Press Release July 20, 2009 The CPC and other concerned scientists are calling on the government to require a phase out of carcinogenic ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products.
Radiation's Risks Letter December 28, 1993 radiation and mammography
Reversing the Cancer Epidemic Article May2002 article in TIKKUN, May/June 2002
Spinning the Losing Cancer War Editorial February 23, 2004
Spinning the Losing Cancer War Press Release February 23, 2004
Spinning the Losing War on Cancer Editorial November 4, 2003
Stop Cancer Before It Starts Press Conference February 20, 2003 Anniversary of War Against Cancer
Stop Cancer Before it Starts Campaign: How to Win the Losing War Against Cancer Book 2003
The Crisis in U.S. and International Cancer Policy Article 2002 crisis in cancer policy
The High Stakes of Cancer Prevention Article 2000 Tikkun Magazine
The Look Good...Feel Better Program: But At What Risk? Press Release October 28, 2005 Release on ACS Program for women cancer patients.
The Obama Cancer Plan Press Release December 2, 2008
The Obama Cancer Plan Should Prioritize Prevention Press Release January 23, 2009 Press release on The Obama Cancer Plan endorsed by cancer prevention scientists and advocates.
The Organic Milk Wars: It's Not Just the Price Press Release September 22, 2006 rBGH, the genetically engineered recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone
The Politics of Cancer (Letter) Letter July 26, 2000 Letter to the Editor in JAMA re review of The Politics of Cancer, Revisited.
The Push for Mammography May Be Off Target Editorial February 4, 1992 Washington Press conference in Feb. 1992 in which 60 scientists call for overhaul of cancer policy
Track Record of Cancer Educator Letter October 13, 1979 Chicago Times
We are Losing the Winnable War Against Cancer Press Release December 18, 1996 war on cancer
Why We Are Still Losing the Winnable Cancer War Article January 1, 2005 article in The Humanist, January/February 2005.
U.S. Government Agencies
A Straw Man Letter October 22, 1988 New York Times
After Twelve Years, Cancer is Winning Editorial November 30, 1992 Los Angeles Times
An Ounce of Prevention Editorial August 31, 2003
Cancer War is Threatened by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Proposals Press Release August 16, 1996 EPA would roll back regulations on carcinogenic pollutants
Criticizes Insurers Letter April 30, 1979 letter to Business Insurance re reaction to The Politics of Cancer book
European Ban on Hormonal Meat Based on Scientific Evidence Press Release May 30, 1999
FDA Needs to Dismiss Former Monsanto Counsel Press Release August 12, 2009 Release on Michael Taylor appointed as FDA Food Safety Advisor.
Food, Nutrition and Special Interests Letter June 28, 1980 New York Times
Genetically-Engineered Milk & Foods Pose Public Health Hazards Press Release November 18, 1999 Rep. J. Conyers charges FDA and Monsanto with making false assurances
Get the Cancerous Pesticides Out of Our Food Letter February 19, 1993 New York Times
Have We Lost the War on Cancer? Editorial December 12, 1991 Editorial in Chicago Tribune on the cost of the war on cancer
Hoodwinked: How the War Against Cancer is Being Lost Article January 8, 2006 Interview with Dr. Epstein in the Sunday Independent (January 2006).
Make Prevention A National Priority Editorial July 24, 1985 editorial on cancer prevention
Medical Experts Prescribe Legislation to Help Prevent Cancer Press Release June 15, 2009 Letter to four Congressional committees regarding the Obama Cancer Plan and a mandate for cancer prevention.
More Nuclear Reactors A Public Health Threat Editorial January 15, 2006 Commentary with Joseph Mangano in The News-Gazette, Champaign, Illinois
National Academy of Sciences Proposes Secret World Science Court Press Release May 12, 2000 Rejecting Openness, Industry Consultants would judge hazards in secrecy
Negligible Risk Still Too Great: Pesticides in Food Increase Cancers Editorial November 16, 1989 Los Angeles Times
New York Times Discredits a New Book on the Cancer War Press Release March 17, 2008 Richard Horton's review of a new book by Devra Davis on "The Secret History of the War on Cancer."
Opening the Door for Carcinogens: EPA Fails to Protect Editorial February 27, 1989 Los Angeles Times
Petition Seeking the Withdrawal of the New Animal Drug Application Approval for Posilac - Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) Petition May 11, 2007 Citizen Petition to the FDA Seeking the Withdrawal of the Drug Posilac
Prevent Cancer: Phase Out Toxics in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Press Release July 20, 2009 The CPC and other concerned scientists are calling on the government to require a phase out of carcinogenic ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products.
Push for New Nuclear Power Sputters, But Old Reactors Still Pose Cancer Risk Press Release July 27, 2009
REACHing for Control of Carcinogenic Chemicals Press Release May 5, 2004
Reversing the Cancer Epidemic Article May2002 article in TIKKUN, May/June 2002
Risks of Radiation: Too Many Questions About Food Safety Editorial January 22, 1992 USA Today
Spinning the Losing Cancer War Editorial February 23, 2004
Spinning the Losing Cancer War Press Release February 23, 2004
The CPC and Public Citizen Charge Congress with Proposing Deceptive Labeling of Irradiated Food, Besides Ignoring Its Risks to Health and Environment Press Release June 6, 2000 food irradiation
The Obama Cancer Plan Press Release December 2, 2008
Warnings of Breast and Colon Cancer from rBGH Milk Press Conference January 23, 1996 Activist Groups Press for FDA Restrictions
What About Putting People First? - Pesticide Regulations Protect Profits Editorial September 8, 1993 Los Angeles Times
Why We Are Still Losing the Winnable Cancer War Article January 1, 2005 article in The Humanist, January/February 2005.
>> National Cancer Institute
ACS Charged with Losing the War on Cancer Press Release October 25, 2000 Boycott of ACS called for
ACS Threatens U. S. National Cancer Program Press Release June 12, 2001 ACS seeks control of National Cancer Institute
America Losing Winnable War Against Cancer. Experts Urge Clinton to Chart New Course Press Release June 24, 1993 letter to former President Clinton re the war against cancer
An Ounce of Prevention Editorial August 31, 2003
Announcement of Stop Cancer Before It Starts Campaign Report Press Release February 20, 2003 EMS release on Stop Cancer Campaign Report
Breast Cancer Deaths Linked to Nuclear Emissions Press Release September 8, 1994
Cancer 2004 in America Article June 14, 2004 Interview with Peter Chowka
Cancer War Should Focus on Prevention Editorial April 27, 2005 Commentary in Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Cancer-Gate: How to Win the Losing Cancer War Book 2005 new book by Dr. Epstein. Available from Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., February (late) 2005.
Cancer: It's a Growth Industry Article June2003 Interview with Dave Ross of KMUD radio in California
Conflicts of Interest in the Losing Cancer War Press Release March 4, 2004
Environmental Causes of Cancer Neglected Press Release March 27, 2003 Environmental causes of cancer
Evaluation of the National Cancer Program and Proposed Reforms Article 1993 International Journal of Health Services
FDA Needs to Dismiss Former Monsanto Counsel Press Release August 12, 2009 Release on Michael Taylor appointed as FDA Food Safety Advisor.
FDA Remains Asleep at the Wheel on the Dangers of Sunscreens, Besides Other Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Press Release August 7, 2008 Release on the dangers of ingredients in sunscreens.
FDA, USDA Officials Dismiss Citizens' Concerns About Irradiated Food at Symposium Press Release June 18, 2001 June 2001 Symposium on Food Irradiation
Have We Lost the War on Cancer? Editorial December 12, 1991 Editorial in Chicago Tribune on the cost of the war on cancer
Hoodwinked: How the War Against Cancer is Being Lost Article January 8, 2006 Interview with Dr. Epstein in the Sunday Independent (January 2006).
How to Fight Cancer Press Release August 11, 2009
Letter to the Editor re mammography Letter September 1, 2002 Letter to the editor re mammography in Vitality Magazine/Newsletter, Sept. 2002
Losing the Cancer War (comment) Editorial December 23, 1991 Comment in USA Today on cancer prevention
Make Prevention A National Priority Editorial July 24, 1985 editorial on cancer prevention
Medical Experts Prescribe Legislation to Help Prevent Cancer Press Release June 15, 2009 Letter to four Congressional committees regarding the Obama Cancer Plan and a mandate for cancer prevention.
National Academy of Sciences Challenges Special Status of NCI Press Release September 30, 2003
NCI Leadership is Out of Touch with Reality Press Release February 25, 2003 National Cancer Institute Leadership
New York Times Discredits a New Book on the Cancer War Press Release March 17, 2008 Richard Horton's review of a new book by Devra Davis on "The Secret History of the War on Cancer."
New York Times Whitewashes Environmental Causes of Cancer Press Release December 14, 2005 Commentary on New York Times story on the environment and cancer.
Petition Seeking a Cancer Warning on Cosmetic Talc Powder Products Press Release May 19, 2008 Press Release from PR Newswire
Prevent Cancer: Phase Out Toxics in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Press Release July 20, 2009 The CPC and other concerned scientists are calling on the government to require a phase out of carcinogenic ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products.
Responsibility of the FDA and National Cancer Institute for Cosmetics-Related Escalating Cancer Rates Press Release August 15, 2008 Hazards of cosmetics, and the reckless indifference of the FDA to protect the public.
Reversing the Cancer Epidemic Article May2002 article in TIKKUN, May/June 2002
Spinning the Losing Cancer War Editorial February 23, 2004
Spinning the Losing Cancer War Press Release February 23, 2004
Spinning the Losing War on Cancer Editorial November 4, 2003
Stop Cancer Before It Starts Press Conference February 20, 2003 Anniversary of War Against Cancer
Stop Cancer Before it Starts Campaign: How to Win the Losing War Against Cancer Book 2003
Talcum Powder Can Provoke Deadly Ovarian Cancer Press Release May 15, 2008 Release from Environment News Service, www.ens-newswire.com
The "Research Cures Cancer" Campaign Press Release January 25, 1995 "Research Cures Cancer" Campaign misleads the public and Congress
The Crisis in U.S. and International Cancer Policy Article 2002 crisis in cancer policy
The High Stakes of Cancer Prevention Article 2000 Tikkun Magazine
The Obama Cancer Plan Press Release December 2, 2008
The Obama Cancer Plan Should Prioritize Prevention Press Release January 23, 2009 Press release on The Obama Cancer Plan endorsed by cancer prevention scientists and advocates.
The Politics of Cancer (Letter) Letter July 26, 2000 Letter to the Editor in JAMA re review of The Politics of Cancer, Revisited.
The Push for Mammography May Be Off Target Editorial February 4, 1992 Washington Press conference in Feb. 1992 in which 60 scientists call for overhaul of cancer policy
We are Losing the Winnable War Against Cancer Press Release December 18, 1996 war on cancer
Why We Are Still Losing the Winnable Cancer War Article January 1, 2005 article in The Humanist, January/February 2005.

 
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