Dr. Marchese shares the toxins or chemicals that cause colon cancer.
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Colon cancer, so the toxins that are correlated with colon cancer are pesticides, something called polychlorinated biphenyls, which we are exposed to those through our food and through the water. They don’t exist in the United States anymore. They were banned in the 70s, but they still permeate our soil, our rivers, our lakes, and so we get them through the food chain, eating contaminated fish, eating dairy and meat products that have been, the animals been exposed to the PCBs. Also, with colon cancer, trihalomethanes, which is a solvent found in drinking water. When cities use chlorine to disinfect the drinking water, there’s a byproduct that’s produced called trihalomethanes, and then the other solvent that’s linked with colon cancer is the perchloroethylene and trichloroethylene which are in dry-cleaning
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