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Cancer Prevention Coalition: The Breast Cancer Awareness Month Misleads Women
Date:10/16/2007

levels of a natural growth factor, which

increases breast cancer risks by up to seven-fold.

-- Prolonged exposure to a wide range of unlabeled hormonal ingredients in

cosmetics and personal care products.

-- Living near hazardous waste sites, petrochemical plants, power lines,

and nuclear plants.

-- Occupational exposures of over one million women to carcinogens. These

include benzene, ethylene oxide, methylene chloride, phenylenediamine

hair dyes, and agricultural pesticides, including DDT residues.

Samuel S. Epstein, M.D.

Professor emeritus Environmental & Occupational Medicine

University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health,

Chairman, Cancer Prevention Coalition

Chicago, Illinois

epstein@uic.edu; http://www.preventcancer.com

Rosalie Bertell, PhD

Former President of the International Institute of Concern for Public Health,Toronto, Canada

Regent of the International Physicians for Humanitarian Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland

rosaliebertell@greynun.org


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