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Breast Cancer and the Environment
20th ANNIVERSARY GALA
Thank you for joining us in celebrating Silent Spring Institute’s 20th anniversary
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Pollution Gets Personal: When Study Participants Learn their Own Chemical Levels
Contaminants pervasive in Cape Cod's drinking water supply, Silent Spring Institute finds
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
Our study shows fresh food diet reduces levels of hormone disruptors BPA and DEHP
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
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
New at Silent Spring Institute
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.
Thank you for joining Janet Ackerman, our Research Scientist, and Serena Ryan, our Research Assistant, for an episode of That Cancer Show.
Thank you for joining us for our 20th Anniversary Gala Celebration.
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In the 100 years since Rachel Carson’s birth, U.S. production of synthetic chemicals has soared, from less than 10 million pounds a year to more than 300 billion pounds a year
Silent Spring Institute researches the environment and women’s health, with a focus on breast cancer prevention.