A tiny town in Alabama has seem an alarming number of cancer diagnoses over the past decade. The small town of Fruithurst has higher proportions of 16 types of cancers than the national average.

What's gone wrong in Fruithurst? Mystery over cancer outbreak in tiny Alabama town where rates of SIXTEEN different forms of the disease are higher than national average
  • A tiny Alabama town has seen higher-than-average rates of 16 type of cancer
  • Scientists have found contaminated well water and soil samples
  • They are now pointing to contamination from a now-shuttered rubber plant

By Cassidy Morrison Senior Health Reporter For Dailymail.Com

Published: 12:49 EDT, 10 October 2022 | Updated: 17:20 EDT, 10 October 2022