Remember Samuel Epstein

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Remembering Samuel Epstein

by Stephen Lendman ( – Home – Stephen Lendman)

On March 18, physician, University of Illinois Chicago Professor Emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Health, Cancer Prevention Coalition chairman passed away at age-91 of cardiac arrest in Chicago.

Epstein was an internationally recognized cancer expert and its avoidable causes, especially exposure to industrial carcinogens in air, water, food, consumer products, pesticides, prescription drugs, and workplace environments.

Born and educated in England, he came to America in 1960. In Boston, he founded the Laboratories of Carcinogenesis and Toxicology, and The Children's Cancer Research Foundation. 

He was appointed Senior Research Associate in Pathology at Harvard Medical School, later coming to Chicago to teach at the University of Illinois.

He wrote numerous scientific articles, many others in national newspapers, along with seven books
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