Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Environmental Toxins Linked to Breast Cancer

Pregnant rats exposed to Bisphenol A (BPA) passed a cancer risk on to their offspring, according to research in the journal Proteomics (Feb 26, 2010).

Diethyl phthalate (DEP), used in many cosmetics, may be associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, based on research on Mexican women and published in Environmental Health Perspectives (December 9, 2009).

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