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represents an important threat to human health. Waste pollution with its
adverse health risks, mainly cancer incidences, is one of the main issues
present in Lebanon. Random disposal of wastes is instilling a complex and
challenging situation that is affecting the entire population. Here, a
comprehensive study is presented along with collected data addressing the
correlation between long-term exposure to the different forms of pollution and
the chances of being affected with cancer. Lebanon, a country currently facing
an extensive garbage crisis, is undergoing alarming surges in pollution rates.
Inevitably, these environmental factors become chief elements in influencing
disease statistics. It is therefore of urgent importance to seek all solutions
possible while raising awareness in order to reduce life threatening risks.