New Study Links In Utero BPA Exposure To Breast Cancer

by , 10/09/11

Bisphenol A, BPA, breast cancer, breast cancer awareness, pinkwashing, cancer, chemicals, plastic bottles

Bisphenol A, a compound found in many hard plastic bottles and cans, is one of the most pervasive chemicals in the modern world. The chemical has been detected in the bodily fluids of more than 90 percent of the human population, and now a new research study published in the journal Molecular Endocrinology points to a possible link between in utero BPA exposure and increased risk of breast cancer. In the study, which was conducted with mice, researchers from the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research concluded that exposure to BPA can alter an individual’s long-term hormone response, which can increase the risk of breast cancer.


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  1. lazyreader October 10, 2011 at 8:22 am

    This seems like something that must be debunked. This looks like a job for John Stossel.

  2. Green Joy October 9, 2011 at 3:39 pm

    Now that there is proof that these types of chemicals can cause serious damage to the body, it should be phased out and replaced with a safer substance. In fact, people should stop relying on disposable items and focus on using reusable containers. They can be sure of the cleanliness of the container since they themselves clean it. The next logical step would be to find a way to provide clean drinking water to refill reusable water bottles.

    Juan Miguel Ruiz (Green Minded)

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