UPDATE on Camp Lejeune Water Contamination and Bladder Cancer

January 19, 2017
by Stephanie Chisolm

Between 1957 and 1987, people serving or living at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, were potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with industrial solvents, benzene, and other chemicals. This chemical exposure may have led to adverse health conditions.On 1/13/2017 – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)  published regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection of bladder cancer and seven other diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Read more here: VA’s Rule Establishes a Presumption of Service Connection for Diseases Associated with Exposure to Contaminants in the Water Supply…

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Announcing the 2017 Bladder Cancer Research Innovation Award!

January 4, 2017
by Alejandra Spangler

BCAN is pleased to announce this year’s Bladder Cancer Research Innovation Award, which will support the work of one investigator with an exceptionally novel and creative project with great potential to produce a breakthrough in the management of bladder cancer.  The Innovation Award will fund $300,000 over two years. Please click the following link to learn more: http://www.bcan.org/research/2017-bladder-cancer-research-innovation-award   Share this page:

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