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Dr. Evangeline C. Santiago: Improving Labs and Saving Lives

Dr. Santiago working in a laboratory in UP Diliman. Photo by UP Diliman Information Office.
“The air in Metro Manila could be cancerous.”[1]
Earlier this year, one of UP’s most prolific scientists issued this warning in an article for a popular daily showing the results of a research study linking air pollution and breast cancer. Although many have remarked about the dangers posed by Metro Manila’s polluted air, this warning was different from most.
Clearly this was someone with a very clear grasp of the subject. But this in itself was not the most important thing revealed by the writing – after all …

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