The Source • October 2007 • Issue 98

Environmental Chemicals & Breast Cancer

Silent Spring Institute Study by Vrishali Subramanian For many women, the following list of activities is typical: Wash hair Make omelet and toast for breakfast Drive Sammy to school Dust and polish living room furniture Do laundry Take Sammy out for cheeseburger and fries after… Read More

From the Executive Director: Moving Beyond the Personal in Environmental Health

by Barbara A. Brenner Many people are rightfully concerned about their personal exposure to environmental contaminants. At every BCA presentation on breast cancer and the environment, folks ask us what they can do to reduce incidences of exposures in their daily lives. Though we do… Read More

Join the Sister Study Help Find the Causes of Breast Cancer

The Sister Study is a nationwide effort, conducted by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, to learn about the environmental and genetic causes of breast cancer. The study needs to enroll 50,000 women whose sisters have had breast cancer, and with your help, it… Read More