Abnormally High Rates of Cancer South of Satellite Beach, Says Report By Florida Dept. of Health
By Mike Magnoli – FOX 35 // May 4, 2019
affected zip codes: 32937 and 32940
BREVARD COUNTY • SATELLITE BEACH, FLORIDA (FOX 35) – Their fears are confirmed. State health officials have just released a report about the abnormally high rates of cancer south of Satellite Beach.
For years, there’s been a grassroots effort from residents to sound the alarm about the surge in cancer cases. But this is the first time, actual research is backing them up.
‘Cancer cluster’ is the buzzword and the report doesn’t use that classification, but it confirms two zip codes are seeing a frightening uptick.
This report from Florida’s Health Department has been years in the making.
32937 and 32940 are the affected zip-codes.
9 types of cancer were studied.
The Health Department concludes, there’s something going on, but more investigation is needed to pinpoint what.
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