Environmental pollutants and breast cancer: epidemiologic studies.

  title={Environmental pollutants and breast cancer: epidemiologic studies.},
  author={Julia Green Brody and Kirsten B Moysich and Olivier Humblet and Kathleen R. Attfield and Gregory P. Beehler and Ruthann A. Rudel},
  volume={109 12 Suppl},
Laboratory research has shown that numerous environmental pollutants cause mammary gland tumors in animals; are hormonally active, specifically mimicking estrogen, which is a breast cancer risk factor; or affect susceptibility of the mammary gland to carcinogenesis. An assessment of epidemiologic research on these pollutants identified in toxicologic studies can guide future research and exposure reduction aimed at prevention. The PubMed database was searched for relevant literature and… CONTINUE READING
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