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Breast Cancer and the Environment
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Silent Spring Institute studies reveal that our exposure to harmful chemicals often hits too close to home
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Lower doses of common product ingredient might increase breast cancer risk.
Contaminants pervasive in Cape Cod's drinking water supply, Silent Spring Institute finds
Study measures carcinogenic flame retardants in people
A New Approach to Identify Chemicals that Raise Risk of Breast Cancer
Study identifies priority breast carcinogens and biomonitoring methods
Pollution Gets Personal: When Study Participants Learn their Own Chemical Levels
Cape Cod Times - Barnstable seeks $3M to clean up pollutants
WebMD - FAQ: Parabens and Breast Cancer
Boston Herald - Social Studies: A green cause for pink
Alaska Dispatch News - What the Pink? Protecting the breasts you love
Reuters Health - In utero DDT exposure tied to increased breast cancer risk
National Geographic - DDT Linked to fourfold Increase in Breast Cancer Risk
Cape Cod Times - Contaminants found in wells throughout Cape
Medical Xpress - New approach to ID chemicals that raise risk of breast cancer
Cape Cod Times - Worst case scenario?
Cape Cod Times - Barnstable declares water emergency to avert summer shortage
Living Lab Radio WCAI - Household Chemicals Show Up Just About Anywhere Researchers Look
On Earth - From the Outside In The dose may make the poison, but a new study finds even low levels of certain toxins might affect our health.
Cape Cod Times - Silent Spring Institute seeks $254K in state funding
Environmental Health Perspectives - New Tool for EDC Research: In Vivo Assay Screens for Estrogenic Effects
APCC - Sea Level Rise: Changing Cape Cod's Groundwater
Examiner - Seventeen sneaky chemicals that may cause breast cancer
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Our annual gala was a huge success. Thank you for your support!
Please join us for a call on Predicting Toxicity: Silent Spring Institute's High-throughput Screens for Chemicals Related to Breast Cancer, November 12, 2015, 01:00pm
Silent Spring Institute research update in Hyannis, October 8
Thank you Avon Foundation for supporting Silent Spring's Breast Cancer Prevention efforts!
Unsafe: The Truth Behind Everyday Chemicals Film Screening and Panel Discussion, May 21, 7-9pm
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Silent Spring Institute researches the environment and women’s health, with a focus on breast cancer prevention.