The agricultural industry increases the risk of cancer

Сельскохозяйственная промышленность повышает риск заболеть раком

Experts have found a direct link between a popular tool used in the agricultural industry, and the development of cancer.

At the University of Washington, scientists have learned that modern methods of growing cultivated plants leads to increased risk of cancer. It is reported by MedicalXpress.

Experts have found that the popular herbicide glyphosate, which is the most popular in the agricultural industry increases the risk of developing cancer by more than 40 percent.

The researchers analyzed data from scientific research over the years 2011-2018, which was attended by more than 54 thousand employees that have direct contact with pesticides. It turned out that glyphosate increases the risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma 41%.

Сельскохозяйственная промышленность повышает риск заболеть раком

Photo: University of Washington

In 2015, the International Agency for research on cancer has classified glyphosate as a probable human carcinogen. It began to be widely used in the agricultural industry in the mid 2000 years.

Earlier, the experts identified six cancer symptoms in men. It was also reported that
scientists have found a way to beat cancer.

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