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Study unveils many ways carcinogens trigger development of breast cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: Silent Spring Institute From: eurekalert.org In the most comprehensive review to date of how breast cancer develops, scientists have created a detailed map that describes the many ways in which environmental chemicals can trigger the disease. Using ionizing radiation as a model, the researchers identified key mechanisms within cells that when disrupted cause breast cancer. Because the findings can …