Environmental Exposures: Why Timing is Critical

Everyday toxic chemicals are bad for all of us, but there are periods in our lives when toxic chemicals have an even bigger impact on our health. These “windows of susceptibility” (for example, puberty and in utero) provide clues about how environmental toxins influence breast cancer risk throughout our lives.

On this webinar, learn about how environmental chemicals are impacting women and girls development at critical times and how that may be impacting our risk of breast cancer.

Presenters included:

  • Louise Greenspan, MD: Pediatric endocrinologist at Kaiser Permanente, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at UCSF and co-author of the book, The New Puberty: How to Navigate Early Development in Today’s Girls
  • Julianna Deardorff, PhD: Clinical psychologist, Associate Professor at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health and co-author of the book, The New Puberty: How to Navigate Early Development in Today’s Girls
  • Barbara Cohn,PhD: Director of the Child Health and Development Studies, a project of the Public Health Institute.

Environmental Exposures: Why Timing is Critical Slides