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8 Dec 2014
We’ve teamed up with Global Adventure Challenges to offer you a host of exciting adventures that will get your adrenaline pumping and raise funds to help us prevent breast cancer at the same time. Ready for a challenge?
3 Dec 2014
New online platform launched for public to say “NO” to hormone disrupting chemicals.
25 Nov 2014
Breast Cancer UK supports organisations’ call on President Juncker to take immediate action.
24 Nov 2014
European PVC plastic manufacturers and recyclers may be allowed to continue using the highly toxic, hormone disrupting chemical ‘DEHP’, despite the fact that safer alternatives exist.
9 Oct 2014
Laura Dodsworth, creator of ‘Bare Reality’ guest blogs on why she supports action for prevention this Breast Cancer Awareness month.
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Many scientists are concerned about the link between certain chemicals and the development of breast cancer. Some are conducting ground breaking research into this area.
Dr. Darbre is especially concerned about the potential for mixtures of oestrogenic chemicals from personal care products to enter the human breast and bring about development of the hallmarks of cancer in breast cells.
Dr. Vandenberg’s research explores how low doses of chemicals and chemical mixtures during critical windows of development can predispose individuals to diseases, including breast cancer, later in life.
Dr. Soto, (with Dr. Sonnenschein), was the first to isolate estrogenic chemicals from plastics. They are currently studying how foetal exposure to xenoestrogens can affect development in the mammary gland.
Prof. Howard specialises in developmental toxicology. With Dr. Soto, he is currently researching how endocrine disrupting chemicals impact on breast development, a project that is part-funded by Breast Cancer UK. Read more.
If you’d like to speak to one of these scientists, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0845 680 1322.