Environmental pollutants, diet, physical activity, body size, and breast cancer

  title={Environmental pollutants, diet, physical activity, body size, and breast cancer},
  author={J. Brody and R. Rudel and K. Michels and K. Moysich and L. Bernstein and K. Attfield and Sharon Gray},
  • J. Brody, R. Rudel, +4 authors Sharon Gray
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Cancer
  • Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in women worldwide and the leading cause of death in US women in mid‐life. Treatment has adverse effects, adding to the importance of finding modifiable risk factors. At the invitation of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, we reviewed studies of breast cancer and environmental pollutants, diet (assessed prospectively), body size, and physical activity, and animal studies that identify chemicals as potential mammary carcinogens. Databases developed in… CONTINUE READING
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