Exposure to environmental chemicals is an important risk factor for breast cancer

Exposure to environmental chemicals is an important risk factor for breast cancer

Exposure to environmental chemicals, especially early in life, is an important contributing factor in the development of breast cancer, according to the most comprehensive review of human studies to date. The findings could help inform prevention strategies aimed at reducing the incidence of the disease, as rates continue to increase worldwide. In 2007, researchers from Silent Spring Institute published in the