Environmental Pesticides and Heavy Metals — Role in Breast Cancer

@inproceedings{Wallace2015EnvironmentalPA,
  title={Environmental Pesticides and Heavy Metals — Role in Breast Cancer},
  author={David R. Wallace},
  year={2015}
}
The intent of this chapter is to provide an overview to the current thoughts and ideals regarding the involvement of pesticides and heavy metals in the progress of breast cancer. The history of pesticides encompasses a few millennia, but our understanding of the pesticide action and the health consequences has only begun to develop in the last 30-40 years. Interestingly, many of these pesticides have estrogen-like activity and may be involved in the development of breast cancer. A new category… CONTINUE READING

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