Medicine’s Ryan Marino discusses health effects of long-term exposure to chemicals found in Camp Lejeune’s water supply

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ideastreamRyan Marino, assistant professor at the School of Medicine, said long-term exposure to the chemicals found in the water supply at Camp LeJeune have been shown to cause liver damage and cancer. “At Camp Lejeune, there was a very high incidence of breast cancer in men, which is a very low incidence in the general population,” Marino said. “These kinds of things show that, or suggest that there is probably some sort of link there.”