Thursday, December 28, 2006

Investigation confirms breast cancer rate spike in ABC Brisbane, Australia studios

The ABC is supposed to report the news, but today in Queensland it's the ABC that is the news because of a mysterious and alarming spate of breast cancer cases at the national broadcaster's Brisbane studios. A five-month investigation into the cluster of cases has found that the incidence of the disease is unusual and significant. In scientific terms: a statistical spike. Ten breast cancer cases have surfaced at the Toowong studios in a decade and the experts say that means women working there are six times more likely to develop breast cancer than women in the general community. What makes it more alarming is that they don't know why. Staff at the offices in inner-west Brisbane are now set to move, after experts recommended that the site be abandoned immediately for safety reasons. --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--

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