Search Organizations (English): Breast cancer and the environment

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Bay Area Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Center (BABCERC)  
http://bayarea.bcerc.org

One of four centers nationwide that studies the environmental causes of breast cancer by focusing on mammary gland development during puberty when the breast may be especially vulnerable to environmental influences. The Center is based at the University of California San Francisco under the leadership of Dr. Robert A. Hiatt, Director of Population Sciences, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Silent Spring Insititute  
http://www.silentspring.org/

Staffed by researchers who partner 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. 

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Toxic Free Canada  
http://www.toxicfreecanada.ca/

Brings together environmentalists and health activists, unions and green businesses, parents and teachers, scientists and cancer prevention advocates to eliminate health and environmental toxins and reduce our carbon footprint on the planet. 

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