No Compelling Evidence Associating Fluoride, Bone Cancer, ADA Says

Posted on January 19, 2016

Research Triangle Park, N.C.— The American Dental Association Jan. 15 told the National Toxicology Program there is no compelling evidence that fluoride is associated with osteosarcoma, according to ADA News.

“For the last 70 years, people have raised well-meaning questions about the safety and effectiveness of fluoride, including whether fluoride is somehow associated with cancer,” wrote ADA President Carol Gomez Summerhays and ADA Executive Director Kathleen O’Loughlin in a letter to National Toxicology Program director Ruth Lunn, DrPH. “However, we are not convinced a sufficient number of new high-quality studies are currently available to produce a high-quality systematic review at this time.”

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