Cancer from the kitchen? (NY Times, 12/5/09)

Another excellent op-ed from New York Times columnist Nicolas Kristof, this time focusing on the endocrine disruptors in plastics, cosmetics and more that can put us at greater risk for diseases like breast cancer.

New study reveals BPA leaching into name-brand canned foods

On Tuesday, Consumer Reports revealed the results of a new study  testing for the presence of bisphenol A (BPA) in name-brand canned foods. While the Breast Cancer Fund has long been concerned that BPA leaches from can linings into foods, the study confirms that almost all of the popular products tested contained the chemical. Nearly every … Read more…

Weekly roundup: Tips for breast cancer prevention

We’ve finished another week of everyday tips to help you reduce your exposure to toxic chemicals linked to breast cancer. Thank you again to Dr. Gray and The Daily Green for making this possible. You can access all of the October tips on our Not My Breasts blog and find occasional tips throughout the year, as … Read more…