Expert “not alarmed” over PWCS cancer rate
Employees at Port Waratah Coal Services’ Kooragang Island terminal were around twice as likely to be diagnosed with cancer between 1983 and 2006, compared with average rates, a new study has found.
Patient consults doctor; Photo - Ingram Publishing
However occupational and environmental medicine specialist Dr Ian Gardner says he is not alarmed by the figures.
He says that none of the cancers found are known to be associated with occupational or environmental exposures.
In 2006, PWCS...
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