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Breast Cancer and the Environment
Toxic Chemicals Widespread in Household Dust
Lower doses of common product ingredient might increase breast cancer risk
Study identifies sources of drinking water contamination for millions of Americans
Participants in Personal Genome Project weigh risks and benefits of data sharing
Drugs and other contaminants found in private drinking wells on Cape Cod
Study measures carcinogenic flame retardants in people
BuzzFeed News - Black Beauty Products Are More Likely To Contain Risky Chemicals, Study Says
WCAI - Want To Know What Toxins Are In Your Body? So Do Scientists.
Worcester Magazine - The festival that keeps on giving
The Intelligencer - The case for public blood tests for PFOA and PFOS
Bucks County Courier Times - Determining safe PFOA level an uncertain science
California Magazine - A Pound of Cure: Efforts to Prevent Breast Cancer Are Wide-Ranging and Slow Going
Environmental Health Perspectives - Institutes in the Lead: Identifying Environmental Factors in Breast Cancer
Environmental Working Group - Wellness Chat: The Environment and Breast Health
Chelsea on Netflix - It Tears You Down, and Builds You Up (S1:E72)
Prevention - Your Household Dust Contains Seriously Toxic Chemicals—Here's What To Do About It
Cape Cod Times - Silent Spring: many sources of water contamination
The Boston Globe - Simmons president to receive award for cancer prevention advocacy
Politico - Newburgh still awaiting broad outreach over water pollution
CapeCod.com - Silent Spring Institute to Present Research Update
Environmental Health Perspectives - Toward a Better Beauty Regimen: Reducing Potential EDC Exposures from Personal Care Products
Dr. Laurel Schaider to present at the 4th Annual Cape Coastal Conference, December 6 and 7
The 19th Annual Festival of Giving Trees: Supporting breast cancer research, December 1-4
Hot Water Issues Symposium w/ Dr. Laurel Schaider: Global, National & Valley Perspectives – Problems, Solutions, and the Challenges Ahead, November 19th at 12 p.m.
Research Director Ruthann Rudel to discuss innovative approaches to breast cancer prevention, October 27 at 1 p.m. ET.
College Campuses Take on Flame Retardants: The Healthy Green Campus Project, October 20 at 8:30 a.m. with Robin Dodson and Kathryn Rodgers
Join us for our Annual Gala Celebration, October 18 at 6 p.m.
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Only 5 to 10 percent of breast cancer cases are linked with a family history of disease or with known inherited high-risk genes.
Silent Spring Institute researches the environment and women’s health, with a focus on breast cancer prevention.