Concentrations of parabens in human breast tumours

  title={Concentrations of parabens in human breast tumours},
  author={P. Darbre and A. Aljarrah and W. R. Miller and N. Coldham and M. Sauer and G. S. Pope},
  journal={Journal of Applied Toxicology},
Parabens are used as preservatives in many thousands of cosmetic, food and pharmaceutical products to which the human population is exposed. Although recent reports of the oestrogenic properties of parabens have challenged current concepts of their toxicity in these consumer products, the question remains as to whether any of the parabens can accumulate intact in the body from the long‐term, low‐dose levels to which humans are exposed. Initial studies reported here show that parabens can be… Expand
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