Glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, has been classified as a “probable human carcinogen” by the World Health Organization. If you or a loved one have been exposed to Roundup and subsequently diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, you may be qualified to join the thousands of other Americans who have already filed suit against Monsanto.
What is Roundup?
Roundup is a glyphosate-based herbicide that was first introduced by Monsanto in 1974. It is designed to kill weeds and grasses that compete with crops. Since its inception, it has become the most widely used herbicide in the world.
Glyphosate kills plants by inhibiting the production of amino acids, which are necessary for plant growth. When animals consume plants that have been sprayed with glyphosate, the chemical can stay in their system and potentially cause health problems. glyphosate has been linked to cancer, reproductive problems, and liver damage.
What is Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma?
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a type of cancer that originates in the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is part of the immune system and helps fight infection by producing white blood cells. NHL typically begins in the lymph nodes but can spread to other parts of the body, such as the bone marrow, spleen, and liver. NHL is difficult to detect in its early stages because it often does not cause symptoms until it has spread to other parts of the body. However, when symptoms do present themselves, they can include fatigue, fever, weight loss, night sweats, and swollen lymph nodes. If you experience any of these symptoms, it is important to see a doctor as soon as possible so that you can begin treatment.
Who is at risk for developing NHL?
There are several factors that can increase your risk for developing NHL including exposure to certain chemicals and drugs, infection with certain viruses or bacteria, having a weakened immune system, and having a family history of NHL. exposure to glyphosate increases your risk for developing NHL.
If you have been exposed to Roundup and subsequently diagnosed with NHL, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. To find out if you qualify for a Roundup lawsuit, contact our office today for a free consultation.
Thousands of people have already filed suit against Monsanto after being diagnosed with NHL following exposure to Roundup. If you or someone you love has also been affected by this dangerous herbicide, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. To find out if you qualify for a Roundup lawsuit, contact our office today for a free consultation.