Early Life exposures in Latina Adolescents (ELLA)

The ELLA study is investigating whether exposure to environmental chemicals during adolescence—an important window of susceptibility—increases breast cancer risk later in life.

Publications and Presentations

Su, Y., J. Santucci-Pereira, N.M. Dang, J. Kanefsky, V. Rahulkannan, M. Hillegass, S. Joshi, H. Gurdogan, Z. Chen, V. Bessonneau, R. Rudel, J. Ser-Dolansky, S.S. Schneider, J. Russo. 2022. Effects of Pubertal Exposure to Butyl Benzyl Phthalate, Perfluorooctanoic Acid, and Zeranol on Mammary Gland Development and Tumorigenesis in RatsInternational Journal of Molecular Sciences. 23(3):1398. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms23031398


Terry, M.B., K.B. Michels, J.G. Brody, C. Byrne, S. Chen, D.J. Jerry, K.M.C. Malecki, M.B. Martin, R.L. Miller, S.L. Neuhausen, K. Silk, A. Trentham-Dietz, & on behalf of Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program (BCERP). 2019. Environmental exposures during windows of susceptibility for breast cancer: a framework for prevention research. Breast Cancer Research. doi.org/10.1186/s13058-019-1168-2