Breast Cancer and Environmental Exposure
Are there significant environmental exposures causing breast cancer? If so, what are they? Relative to other risk factors how important are environmental exposures in causing breast cancer? What can we do to lower the risk of environmental exposures linked to breast cancer? Join your host Dr. Thad Woodard and his guests as they address these questions and discuss what is known about factors linked to breast cancer.
HOST: Dr. Thad Woodard
- Connie Engel, PhD Science and Education Manager for the Breast Cancer Fund
- Janet Ackerman, staff scientist for the Silent Spring Institute.
- Breast cancer home page of the National Cancer Institute
- The Breast Cancer Fund works to connect the dots between breast cancer and exposures to chemicals and radiation in our everyday environments.
- Breast Cancer Action is a national, feminist grassroots education and advocacy organization working to end the breast cancer epidemic.
- Silent Spring Institute partners with physicians, public health and community advocates and other scientists to identify and break the links between environmental chemicals and women’s health, especially breast cancer.
- National Cancer Institute breast cancer risk assessment tool
- Susan G. Komen website on understanding breast cancer risk
LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, May 19, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Monday, May 19, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. AKDT
DR. WOODARD’S FAVORITE HEALTH AND SCIENCE LINKS:
- Cleveland Clinic
- Mayo Clinic
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology
- American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)
- Science Based Medicine
- Super Smart Health
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