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Do studies show an increase in cancer rates in communities where fluoride is added to the drinking water?  No.

More than fifty studies have evaluated the possibility of an association between fluoride in drinking water and cancer. Several independent expert panels of epidemiologists have reviewed the relevant scientific literature and agree that there is no credible evidence for an association between either naturally occurring fluoride or adjusted fluoride in drinking water and risk of cancer in humans (National Research Council, 1993).

Reference

National Research Council. 1993. Health Effects of Ingested Fluoride. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C.

 

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