Expansion will fuel spread of cancer
I AGREE with William CF Pierce’s letter ‘Time to cut fumes from diesel cars’ (Gazette, February 1) in which he also wrote about other fuels and pointed out that petrol has benzene added.
Benzene is proven to cause cancer, serious blood diseases and bone marrow damage, yet benzene is used by industry.
A professor at Brunel University (Andreas Kortenkamp) said that the use of a range of commonly-used chemicals which can interfere with the human system must be reduced.
Calling for action, he said: “We will not be able to reduce cancer