Assessment of Evidence

Evidence Linking Drinking Water Contaminants and Specific Cancers and Other Diseases

ATSDR reviewed the scientific literature on volatile organic compounds (VOCS). This report summarizes the evidence for 16 diseases for which there was at least some epidemiological evidence for an association with either TCE or PCE, the primary contaminants in the drinking water systems at Camp Lejeune. The report also assesses the evidence linking these diseases with vinyl chloride and benzene.

Read the full report pdf icon[PDF – 5 MB].

Page last reviewed: November 27, 2019