This set of reports and briefings examines the evidence that breast cancer may be influenced by exposure to hormone disrupting chemicals (endocrine disrupting chemicals).
|Breast Cancer and exposure to hormonally active chemicals: An appraisal of the scientific evidence 2008|
The report provides a review of the scientific evidence that certain chemicals may be implicated in breast cancer, and focuses on the role of hormone disrupting chemicals.
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Factors influencing the risk of breast cancer – established and emerging 2008
This briefing summarizes the key information on all the risk factors for breast cancer with particular focus on the potential role of certain chemicals in the environment.
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Breast Cancer: Preventing the preventable 2008
This short leaflet briefly describes the evidence that hormonally active chemical may be implicated in breast cancer.
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Portfolio of scientific papers 2008
The portfolio is a selection of peer-reviewed and published papers presenting the scientific case for chemical exposure playing a role in breast cancer.
For further information on the links between chemical exposures and the risk of breast cancer please see our breast cancer page.