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Expert committee to determine if brain cancers are more prevalent in Shannon

Quebec Public Health officials have set up an international committee to investigate whether the number of brain cancers in Shannon is higher than in other regions fo Quebec.Residents have been fighting an ongoing battle, trying to prove that the many cancer cases in the community were caused by contamination of the town's drinking water. We spoke with Dr Isabelle Goupil-Sormany, from the Quebec Public Health Department, and Jean Bernier, vice-president of the Regroupement des Citoyens de Shannon.

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