> The Daily Telegraph
> Thursday October 21, 1999
An incurable bone cancer may be linked to contaminated polio vaccine and exposure to herbicides, a researcher said yesterday.
> Multiple myeloma attacks bone marrow, has no cure and causes bone
> collapse, fractures and paralysis.
> The head of the myeloma clinic at the Cedars-Sinai Centre in Los
> Angeles, Professor Brian Durie, said in Sydney that while the disease
> commonly affected people over 65, an increasing number of baby boomers
> were being diagnosed.
> "In recent years we found that not only has the incidence [of the
> diseases[ gone up, but it's occurring in somewhat younger people." he
> Professor Durie believes evidence that some myeloma patients have a
> cancer-causing virus called SV40, which contaminated early batches of
> polio vaccine in the 1950s and 1960s, may explain why baby boomers are
> developing disease.
> The email address of the Daily Telegraph is
> email@example.com (the D is capitalised in the newspaper,
> but I remember a problem a while ago with this address so if it
> doesn't work with a small letter d, try it with an upper case one).
> Meryl W. Dorey,
> The Australian Vaccination Network, Inc.
> PO Box 177 02 6687 1699 Phone
> Bangalow NSW 2479 02 6687 2032 FAX
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