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Breast Cancer and the Environment
Silent Spring Institute Annual Gala 2016
Our annual gala was a terrific success! Thank you for your generosity in support of breast cancer prevention research.
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Coming Soon! Silent Spring's New Crowdsourced Biomonitoring Study
Drugs and other contaminants found in private drinking wells on Cape Cod
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
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
STAT - Cosmetics may face new safety regulation — and, surprisingly, the industry is on board
The Huffington Post - How We Failed Rachel Carson: On the Anniversary of Silent Spring, A Look Back
WCAI - Study: Household Dust Carries Chemicals That May Pose Health Risks
Cape Cod Times - Support fight against toxins in our water
Cape Cod Times - Why wait for our water to be tainted?
The Washington Post - Your household dust probably contains these chemicals
Treehugger - 90% of house dust filled with toxic chemicals
Bloomberg - Your Favorite Housewares Are Spewing Poison Dust Inside Your Home
CNN - Toxic chemicals are hiding in your house dust
Consumer Reports - Are the Dust Particles in Your Home Making You Sick?
College Campuses Take on Flame Retardants: The Healthy Green Campus Project, October 20 at 8:30 a.m. with Robin Dodson and Kathryn Rodgers
Research Director Ruthann Rudel to discuss innovative approaches to breast cancer prevention, October 27 at 1 p.m. ET.
Join us for our Annual Gala Celebration, October 18 at 6 p.m.
Personalized Decision Making in Breast Cancer Webinar with Dr. Erban, October 13 at 12:30 p.m.
Silent Spring Institute Research Update, October 13 at 12 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.