Researchers and activists kick off effort to evaluate cancer incidence, link to Flint water crisis

Flint — More than two dozen cancer researchers from across the state and country convened in downtown Flint this week for a meeting with community ...

December 2, 2022
12:02 AM

Flint — More than two dozen cancer researchers from across the state and country convened in downtown Flint this week for a meeting with community organizers and public health leaders as part of an effort to determine whether the water crisis has had an impact on cancer rates or severity in the city.Experts from a range of entities including University of Michigan, the Karmanos Cancer Center, the state health department, and the federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry shared their insights on community cancer surveillance and conducting environmental studies.

Kayla Ruble