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New Report Urges Research Into Environmental Causes of Breast Cancer


"We are all exposed to a cocktail of carcinogens and endocrine disruptors every day that puts us at greater risk for breast cancer, and we need to prioritize and invest in identifying and preventing exposures:" Breast Cancer Fund head

- Andrea Germanos, staff writer

A federal report released Tuesday urges more research into the environmental causes of breast cancer, including the "cocktail of carcinogens and endocrine disruptors" people are exposed to every day.

The report is the culmination of over two years of work from a federal committee, the Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating Committee (IBCERCC), charged in 2008 with looking at the current state of breast cancer and environment research, and was led by Jeanne Rizzo, president and CEO of the Breast Cancer Fund, Dr. Michele Forman from the University of Texas at Austin and Dr. Michael Gould from the University of Wisconsin.

"Prevention is the key to reducing the burden of breast cancer," the report states, and most breast cancers occur in people with no family history, implicating environmental factors in the disease. Yet funding for research into environmental causes of breast cancer is woefully underfunded. From the report:

at most, 10 to 11 percent of breast cancer research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) focus on environmental health. No other federal agency supports substantial research on the environmental causes of breast cancer

Read article at: http://www.commondreams.org


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