The C-word: Carcinogens

What is a carcinogen? Merriam-Webster defines a carcinogen as a substance or agent that causes cancer. But cancer development can come from all sorts of things, right? After all aren’t the only people at risk of developing cancer the ones with a family history? Well,...

Environmental Links to Breast Cancer

Environmental Links to Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Action Breast cancer is not one disease. Breast cancer is a complex group of diseases that occurs in an environmentally complex world. We are exposed to multiple chemicals and radiation sources in the course of our...

U.S. Breast Cancer Statistics

U.S. Breast Cancer Statistics Breastcancer.org, Last modified on September 20, 2014 About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime… Read the full...