Issue Date: April 23, 2012
Health: Science panel links exposure to nonstick chemical with testicular, kidney cancers
A panel of scientists connected with a class-action settlement has found a probable link between exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and testicular and kidney cancers. The panel did not, however, find sufficient evidence to associate PFOA exposure with 19 other cancers, including prostate, breast, and pancreatic. It also did not find a link between PFOA exposure and type 2 . . .
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