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04 August 2010

Will that hotdog give you cancer?

The same chemicals that paint your hot dogs pink and keep botulism out of your bologna could also raise your risk of bladder cancer, suggests a new study.

The same chemicals that paint your hot dogs pink and keep botulism out of your bologna could also raise your risk of bladder cancer, suggests a new study.

Several risk factors, including smoking and exposure to arsenic, have already been linked with the cancer, senior researcher Dr. Amanda Cross of the National Cancer Institute in Rockville, Maryland, told Reuters Health in an email.

 
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