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Margaret is our Head of Science. Margaret spent 15 years conducting research at the University of East Anglia before working as a lecturer in microbiology and biotechnology. Her research introduced her to the idea that tiny amounts of polluting chemicals may have profound effects, not only on the wider environment but also human health. For example, sewage contains small amounts of natural and synthetic oestrogens that, when released into the environment, can have detrimental effects on aquatic animals. She believes that these powerful chemicals illustrate how important it is to think about the effects that products of industry might have on human health.
A donation of just £5 can help us reach out to new mums with educational information and guidance on how they can protect the future health of their children.
A donation of £30 can help provide a Breast Cancer Prevention kit to help our Ambassadors deliver talks, providing healthy lifestyle advice and practical tips that can help people reduce their risk of breast cancer.
Your donation of £100 can help train one of our PhD students, who work on vital research which aims to understand the causes of breast cancer and identify risk factors.
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