Serum levels of polychlorinated biphenyls in Mexican women and breast cancer risk.

  title={Serum levels of polychlorinated biphenyls in Mexican women and breast cancer risk.},
  author={Rogelio Recio-Vega and Victor Velazco-Rodriguez and Guadalupe Leticia Ocampo-G{\'o}mez and Sandra I. Hern{\'a}ndez-Gonz{\'a}lez and Pablo Ruiz-Flores and Francisco Carlos L{\'o}pez-M{\'a}rquez},
  journal={Journal of applied toxicology : JAT},
  volume={31 3},
The most prevalent female cancer across the world is breast cancer. Current established breast cancer risk factors explain only a fraction of the breast cancer cases diagnosed, and for this reason, other environmental factors have been studied. Exposure to organochlorine compounds has been linked to an increased incidence of breast cancer, although not all data have been consistent. This study was designed to evaluate the relation between polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) exposure and breast… CONTINUE READING
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