Chemical Exposure Before Mid-30s May Be Critical in Breast Cancer Development

ScienceDaily (Apr. 1, 2010) — Occupational exposure to certain chemicals and pollutants before a woman reaches her mid-30s could treble her risk of developing cancer after the menopause, suggests research published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Women exposed to synthetic fibres and petroleum products during the course of their work seem to be most at risk, the research suggests.
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