Not a flower shop: exploring breast cancer risk and gender bias ... in the automotive plastic parts industry in Ontario

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Pas un magasin de fleurs : Une exploration des risques de cancer du sein et des préjugés liés au genre ... dans l’industrie des pièces d’automobile en plastique en Ontario
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Mary-Louise Leidl
Summer 2012
CWHN Network
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Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the work of researchers Jim Brophy and Margaret Keith who have studied the links between cancer risk and occupation in the automovie plastics industry in Sarnia, Ontario. Much of the material used in this article is drawn from the chapter entitled “Plastics Industry Workers and Breast Cancer Risk: Are We Heeding the Warnings?” in the book Consuming Chemicals: Law, Science and Policy for Women's Health, edited by D.N. Scott and written by Brophy, Keith, and fellow researchers Robert DeMatteo, Michael Gilbertson, Andrew Watterson and Matthias Beck. 

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