This week on Addressing Alaskans, listen to the Rachel Carson commemorative lecture given by Breast Cancer Fund President and CEO, Jeanne Rizzo. From cosmetics and food packaging to household cleaners and drinking water, Rizzo discusses the unregulated toxins encountered in everyday life, which have been proven to have links to breast cancer.
Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT) hosted Rizzo at the Anchorage Museum on June 1 in honor of the birth of Rachel Carson, the marine biologist and author credited for launching the modern environmental movement.
- Breast Cancer Fund: State of the Evidence: The Connection Between Breast Cancer and the Environment (PDF)
- Breast Cancer Fund: Food Packaging Study Fact Sheet
- Environmental Health Perspectives: Food Packaging
BROADCAST ON KSKA: Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 2:00 p.m., repeats Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
RECORDED: Wednesday, June 1, 2011
SPEAKER: Jeanne Rizzo, President and CEO, Breast Cancer Fund
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