Searching for breast cancer culprits in chemicals (USA Today, 10/4/2010)

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An article in this morning's USA Today starts a critical conversation about breast cancer's chemical connections, with comments from the author of our State of the Evidence report, as well as our Director of Program and Policy, Janet Nudelman.

A growing number of scientists are particularly concerned about chemicals that alter natural hormonal systems. These chemicals don't need to cause genetic mutations to cause breast cancer, says Janet Gray, a professor at New York's Vassar College. (Read complete article.)

We hope to deepen the conversation, starting with you: Available science connecting breast cancer to chemicals and radiation can be found on our Web site, along with tips for reducing your risk of the disease by reducing your exposure to specific chemicals of concern.

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