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
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
|SOURCE Cancer Prevention Coalition|
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved