Science and Research
Breast Cancer UK's concerns about the links between harmful chemicals and breast cancer is supported by decades of scientific evidence. In these pages you'll find information about specific chemicals linked to breast cancer, why they have been linked, and links to the original data.
Our background briefings provide detailed information about the environmental and lifestyle factors linked to breast cancer. Our short briefings offer an overview and full briefings include additional scientific detail.
Read about the world class research we fund into the potential effects on the human breast of cancer-causing and endocrine disrupting chemicals (also known as hormone disrupting chemicals or EDCs).
Breast Cancer UK offers grants to help support scientific research into the links between cancer causing and endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and breast cancers.