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    • Pesticide Residue Monitoring and Food Safety, BCERF Fact Sheet No. 25 

      Gandhi, Renu; Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 1999-03)
      This fact sheet gives an overview of the federal regulations on the use of pesticides, and the federal programs that monitor pesticide residues in food, and also outlines some of the current issues being debated about ...
    • Pesticides and Breast Cancer Risk, An Evaluation of Alachlor, BCERF Fact Sheet No. 32 

      Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2000-04)
      This fact sheet describes the scientific evidence of whether the herbicide alachlor affects the risk of breast cancer and other cancers. This includes information on its use in agriculture, a summary of the studies that ...
    • Pesticides and Breast Cancer Risk, An Evaluation of DDT and DDE, BCERF Fact Sheet No. 2 

      Snedeker, Suzanne; Allgyer, Erica (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2001-03)
      This fact sheet describes the scientific evidence of whether exposure to the insecticide DDT and its persistent breakdown product DDE pesticide chlordane affects the risk of breast cancer and other cancers. It also includes ...
    • Tumor Suppressor Cells - Guardians of Our Cells, BCERF Fact Sheet No. 6 

      Putta, Madhuri; Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 1997-12)
      This fact sheet describes the critical role that tumor suppressor genes play in regulating normal cells, and how mutations (changes) to these genes can contribute to the formation of cancer cells.