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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
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
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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Our Director of Research will be presenting at the upcoming Adverse Outcome Pathways: From Research to Regulation Workshop. September 3-5, 2014. Sign up for the Webcast today.
Thank you for joining Janet Ackerman, our Research Scientist, and Serena Ryan, our Research Assistant, for an episode of That Cancer Show.
Join us for our 20th Anniversary Gala Celebration, Cambridge, MA. October 20.
Thank you to those who participated in the Against the Tide swim, kayak, walk, and run events, August 16.
Join us for The Last Gasp, a 62 mile bike ride and clam bake on Cape Cod, September 14
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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.