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More Cancer Testing Urged in Australian TV Studios

The mysterious spread of breast cancer cases at the Brisbane studios of Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) continues to cause concern among its staff.

Former news assistant Angela Eckersley is the 15th confirmed cancer case among the ABC staff who worked at the now-abandoned Toowong headquarters of the broadcaster.

On Friday the ABC staff passed a number of resolutions, including a request for faster payment of compensation for those diagnosed with the disease and free medical testing for male employees.

Dave Waters from the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance says workers also want all electronic equipment to be tested.

"Staff also called for tests, that were aborted as a result of the evacuation at the Toowong studios, to be recommenced across the seven ABC sites across Brisbane, towards providing that necessary reassurance about the safety of the equipment they are working with," he said.

Waters says are also calling for a register of past and present employees for health monitoring purposes.

"There is universal concern amongst ABC Brisbane employees about this cancer cluster," he said.

"Yes, we have seen 15 cases of breast cancer since 1994 but all staff are concerned about cancer and that extends to men."

The lawyer representing eight of the 15 women diagnosed with the illness after working at the Toowong site says many are still to be reimbursed for their costs.

Roger Singh from Shine Lawyers says the process needs to be sped up.

"These ladies have suffered significantly - the anguish and turmoil from the diagnoses and the impact on their families as you can imagine has been significant," he said.

"The financial hardship which goes with that takes its toll so when individuals need to get medical treatment as swiftly as possible, they have to dip into their own pockets and the expense is significan
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