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    • Avoiding Exposure to Household Pesticides: Protective Clothing, BCERF Fact Sheet No. 21 

      Stewart, Marie A.; Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 1999-02)
      This fact sheet provides guidance on how to minimize exposures to pesticides by choosing the best pest control method, reading the label to be aware of precautions, keeping children and pets away appropriately, the types ...
    • BCERF Briefs, Soy Phytoestrogens (Plant Estrogens) and Breast Cancer Risk 

      Warren, Barbour; Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2009-10)
      This BCERF Brief will describe the existing evidence for a link between soy phytoestrogen exposure and breast cancer risk. Estrogen is one of the major reproductive hormones in women. It is also a hormone that can cause ...
    • The Biology of Breast Cancer, BCERF Fact Sheet No. 5 

      Clark, Rachel Ann; Levine, Roy; Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 1997-10)
      This fact sheet describes the biology of the developing breast as well as critical periods of susceptibility to breast cancer, and the stages of breast tumor development. It also includes information on how normal and ...
    • Critical Evaluation of 2,4-D's Breast Cancer Risk 

      Gandhi, Renu; Wandji, Serge-Alain; Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 1998-05)
    • Critical Evaluation of Chlordane's Breast Cancer Risk 

      Wandji, Serge-Alain; Gandhi, Renu; Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 1998-10)
    • Critical Evaluation of Heptachlor and Heptachlor Epoxide's Breast Cancer Risk 

      Wandji, Serge-Alain; Gandhi, Renu; Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 1998-10)
    • Critical Evaluation of Lindane's Breast Cancer Risk 

      Gandhi, Renu; Wandji, Serge-Alain; Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 1998-05)
    • Critical Evaluation of Simazine's Breast Cancer Risk 

      Snedeker, Suzanne; Clark, Heather (Cornell University Program Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 1998-10)
    • EnviroChem and Cancer Database (ECCD); description, references, and spreadsheet 

      Goldman, Michael; Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2004-05)
      The EnviroChem & Cancer Database (ECCD) provides information on 42 chemicals that are known to cause mammary (breast) tumors in laboratory animals as shown in animal cancer bioassays conducted by the National Toxicology ...
    • Estrogen and Breast Cancer: What Factors Might Affect a Woman's Exposure to Estrogen, BCERF Fact Sheet No. 10 

      Clark, Rachel Ann; Snedeker, Suzanne; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 1998-03)
      This fact sheet discusses sources of exposure to the hormone estrogen, including how diet, body weight, alcohol consumption, and hormone therapy affect exposure, as well as exposure from plant estrogens in the diet and ...
    • Estrogen and Breast Cancer: What is the Relationship?, BCERF Fact Sheet No. 9 

      Clark, Rachel Ann; Snedeker, Suzanne; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 1998-03)
      This fact sheet discusses the role the hormone estrogen plays in the normal development of the breast as well as why lifetime exposure to estrogen is associated with a higher risk of breast cancer.
    • FAQ Biology of Cancer: QA on blood test for breast cancer 

      Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2006-05)
      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on breast cancer and environmental risk factors are submitted by web site clients and answers are provided by BCERF faculty and staff. FAQ: Is research being done to create a blood test for ...
    • FAQ Biology of Cancer: QA on breast cancer and viruses 

      Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2006-05)
      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on breast cancer and environmental risk factors are submitted by web site clients and answers are provided by BCERF faculty and staff. FAQ: Is breast cancer caused by a virus?
    • FAQ Biology of Cancer: QA on the cause of breast cancer 

      Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2006-05)
      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on breast cancer and environmental risk factors are submitted by web site clients and answers are provided by BCERF faculty and staff. FAQ: What is cancer?
    • FAQ Biology of Cancer: QA on trauma and breast cancer 

      Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2010-02-25)
      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on breast cancer and environmental risk factors are submitted by web site clients and answers are provided by BCERF faculty and staff. FAQ: Is there a link between breast tissue trauma and ...
    • FAQ Biomonitoring: QA on biomonitoring and public health impacts 

      Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2005-11)
      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on breast cancer and environmental risk factors are submitted by web site clients and answers are provided by BCERF faculty and staff. FAQ: How might biomonitoring data impact public health?
    • FAQ Biomonitoring: QA on cancer risk research and biomonitoring 

      Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2005-11)
      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on breast cancer and environmental risk factors are submitted by web site clients and answers are provided by BCERF faculty and staff. FAQ: How might biomonitoring fit with cancer risk ...
    • FAQ Biomonitoring: QA on chemicals being studied by biomonitoring 

      Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2005-11)
      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on breast cancer and environmental risk factors are submitted by web site clients and answers are provided by BCERF faculty and staff. FAQ: What chemicals are being studied by biomonitoring?
    • FAQ Biomonitoring: QA on health effects being studied 

      Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2005-11)
      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on breast cancer and environmental risk factors are submitted by web site clients and answers are provided by BCERF faculty and staff. FAQ: What health effects are being studied through ...
    • FAQ Biomonitoring: QA on samples used for biomonitoring in people 

      Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2005-11)
      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on breast cancer and environmental risk factors are submitted by web site clients and answers are provided by BCERF faculty and staff. FAQ: What kinds of samples can be examined during ...