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Study measures carcinogenic flame retardants in people
Contaminants pervasive in Cape Cod's drinking water supply, Silent Spring Institute finds
Pollution Gets Personal: When Study Participants Learn their Own Chemical Levels
Our letter in Science outlines the major advances over the past 20 years on breast cancer and the environment
Study identifies priority breast carcinogens and biomonitoring methods
Our study shows fresh food diet reduces levels of hormone disruptors BPA and DEHP
Epoch Times - Flame Retardant Chemicals Detected in Body Fluids
Marin News - Study: Bolinas, Richmond data show lingering presence of household toxins
Science Daily - A previously unrecognized flame retardant found in Americans for the first time
WebMD - Scientists Find Signs of Toxic Flame Retardants in Americans
Science World Report - Scientists Discover Previously Unrecognized Flame Retardant in Americans: TCEP
San Francisco Chronicle - S.F. Fire Department joins study into breast cancer risks
Wicked Local - Cape Cod studies seek link between breast cancer, septic systems
The Boston Herald - Social Studies: Gala does not stay ‘Silent’
The Barnstable Patriot - Silent Spring reaches milestone
Environmental Health Perspectives - Priorities for Breast Cancer Research: Taking Stock of Chemicals, Biomarkers, and Exposure Assessment Tools
The Washington Post - Are parabens and phthalates harmful in makeup and lotions?
The Philadelphia Inquirer - GreenSpace: Chemical exposure and breast cancer risk
Cape Cod Times - At 20 Silent Spring still making noise
PRI's Living on Earth - Reducing the Risk of Breast Cancer
The Boston Globe - Researchers offer ways to avoid chemicals linked to breast cancer
EDF Health Blog - A gift for mothers (and daughters, and all of us): New tools for breast cancer monitoring and prevention
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Support Silent Spring Institute's important work to ensure a healthy earth for future generations by participating in this year's Spectacle of Trees. Dec. 4 through Dec. 13
Nice to see you at our panel discussion on how entrepreneurs can help detox our lives. Babson College
Thank you for joining Silent Spring Institute researchers who presented recent studies to Cape Cod community, Oct 9
Thank you for joining our Director of Research, Ruthann Rudel, for a Webinar on Toxicology and Breast Cancer Prevention, September 10.
Our Director of Research presented at the Adverse Outcome Pathways: From Research to Regulation Workshop. September 3-5, 2014.
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Chemicals that cause human breast cancer cells to grow in the laboratory are found in such common consumer goods as detergents, hand lotion, plastic toys, pesticides, and plastic food wraps.
Silent Spring Institute researches the environment and women’s health, with a focus on breast cancer prevention.