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New Interactive Map Shows Communities Impacted By Cancer-Causing Chemical Ethylene Oxide

“Ethylene oxide is a cancer-causing chemical. Chronic exposure to inhaled ethylene oxide throughout a person’s lifetime is associated with the development of cancers of the white blood cells, such as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, myeloma, and lymphocytic leukemia. Studies have also shown a link between EtO exposure and breast cancer in women.” Ethylene Oxide: Invisible Threat, Uneven Impact