How We've Grown

 
  

Part Two: The Cape's Cancer Problem: The Hunt for the Smoking Gun

In the 1980s, it became apparent that Cape Cod’s cancer rates were climbing faster than state or national averages. Why? Investigations were plenty, but answers were few. Reporter Emily Sussman explores the difficulty in pinpointing a smoking gun, as well as what Cape Codders can do to reduce their exposures to environmental contaminants.

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ABOUT HOW WE'VE GROWN

Ten years ago WCAI first went on the air, bringing the region its own public radio station.

“How We’ve Grown: A Decade of Stories from the Cape and Islands," a new eight-part series, examines a decade of news stories from the Cape and Islands: how we were then, how we’ve changed, and where we’re going.

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