Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors and Breast Cancer Risk

651
environmental health
Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors and Breast Cancer
New York, USA
United States of America
To measure phthalate metabolites and phenols to help determine their potential role in breast cancer development.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine (National Institutes of Health)
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Thyroid Cancer Risk Study

790
environmental health
Thyroid Cancer Risk Study
United States of America
To investigate the relationship between polyhalogenated aromatic hydrocarbons (PHAHs) and thyroid hormones and the risk of thyroid cancer. This study will investigate whether the risk of thyroid cancer and thyroid hormone disruption associated with environmental exposure to PHAHs varies by genetic polymorphisms in major genes coding for enzymes involved in the regulation, metabolism or functional activities of PHAHs and endogenous thyroid hormones.
Yale University School of Public Health
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

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714
Environmental
Predictors of Mammary Gland Development
Chile
To assess the relation between putative early markers of breast cancer risk and exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), specifically phenols such as bisphenol A (BPA) and phthalates in urinary concentrations of select phenols and phthalate metabolites in a cohort of Chilean girls.
Harvard University School of Public Health; Harvard University (Partners Healthcare System, Inc.)
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health
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