Our government should take the steps it can to protect Americans from a public health crisis that is claiming thousands of lives. We aren’t just talking about Covid-19 here. We are talking about breast cancer.
Research has linked more than 200 commercial chemicals to the risk of developing breast cancer. This work is from observational studies in people and the ability of these chemicals to cause mammary gland tumors in animal studies. Yet the country’s premier cancer organization, the National Cancer Institute, does not include chemical cancer hazards in breast cancer information on its website.