SSI: An Introduction
Silent Spring Institute is a mission-driven scientific research organization dedicated to uncovering the environmental causes of breast cancer
Our independent research is empowering a revolution in environmental health to prevent cancers by reducing people's exposure to harmful chemicals where they live, work, and play.
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Our innovative research is made possible thanks to philanthropic partners, foundations, and dedicated supporters like you.
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We believe everyone has a right to clean air, clean water, and safer products and that no one should get sick from toxic chemicals.
We are creating new knowledge about cancer-causing chemicals—how we are exposed and how they affect our health.
Our work is strengthening policies to protect consumers from toxics while making prevention a national research priority.