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Breast Cancer and the Environment
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Silent Spring Institute studies reveal that our exposure to harmful chemicals often hits too close to home
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Study identifies priority breast carcinogens and biomonitoring methods
Gathering Dust: Many Toxic Flame Retardants Linger in Homes, Sometimes at Levels Above Health Guidelines
Our letter in Science outlines the major advances over the past 20 years on breast cancer and the environment
Review finds early exposure to common chemicals may affect breast health
Contaminants pervasive in Cape Cod's drinking water supply, Silent Spring Institute finds
Our study shows fresh food diet reduces levels of hormone disruptors BPA and DEHP
The Philadelphia Inquirer - GreenSpace: Chemical exposure and breast cancer risk
PRI's Living on Earth - Reducing the Risk of Breast Cancer
Cape Cod Times - At 20 Silent Spring still making noise
The Boston Globe - Researchers offer ways to avoid chemicals linked to breast cancer
Agence France-Presse - Study lists dangerous 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
Time - 17 Everyday Chemicals Could Be Linked to Breast Cancer
WCVB Boston - Potential carcinogen found in Mass. personal care products
The Boston Globe - Flammability rules face new questions
San Francisco Gate - Banned chemicals replaced by worrisome ones, UCSF study shows
LinkTV - UNSAFE: The Truth Behind Everyday Chemicals
Cape Cod Times - NStar herbicide use raises concerns
Better After 50 - Your Household Products May Be Giving You Cancer
WGBH - Researchers Expose Contaminants In Cape Cod Drinking Water
The Cape Codder - New drug problem for Cape Cod?
WBUR's CommonHealth blog - Flame Retardant Update: After CA Ban, Lower Toxin Levels In Pregnant Women
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Join us for Cape Cod Charitable Funraisers' Annual Summerfest, July 11
Our Research Scientist, Dr. Laurel Schaider, spoke at a workshop on the environmental health of Nantucket Sound, June 25 at the Mashpee Public Library
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Thank you for joining us for our 20th Anniversary Celebration, honoring Cape residents and legislators as pioneers in breast cancer prevention. May 15, 2014 in East Falmouth, MA
Research Scientist Laurel Schaider, PhD participated in a panel discussion on chemicals in drinking water that pose health concerns at the Museum of Science in Boston
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Did You Know?
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.