This is a collection of Fact Sheets from the the Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors (BCERF) at Cornell University.

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  • FAQ BC Risk: QA on stress and the immune system 

    Dietert, Rodney (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: Does stress weaken the immune system?
  • FAQ Hormones: QA on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and breast cancer risk 

    Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2006-08)
    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: Does hormone replacement therapy increase breast ...
  • FAQ Diet: QA on use of bovine growth hormone 

    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 bovine growth hormone (bGH or bST) a health ...
  • FAQ Diet: QA on hormones in meat and dairy foods 

    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: Are there concerns about hormones in meat and ...
  • FAQ Diet: QA on herbal supplements and breast size 

    Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2006-08)
    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: Are herbal pills effective to increase breast size?
  • FAQ Chemicals: QA on pestidide residues in imported food 

    Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2007-01)
    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: Are we exposed to pesticides banned in the U.S. ...
  • FAQ Chemicals: QA on whether to use plastic containers or plastic wrap 

    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: Should I use plastic food containers or plastic wrap?
  • FAQ Chemicals: QA on evidence needed to prove harm 

    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: In working to get legislation passed limiting the ...
  • FAQ Chemicals: QA on lawn pesticides and pet health 

    Clark, Heather (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2007-02)
    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: Are my pets at risk from lawn care pesticides?
  • FAQ Chemicals: QA on if washing food removes pesticide residues 

    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: Does washing food remove pesticide residues?
  • FAQ Chemicals: QA on safety of different types of cleaning products 

    Lemley, Ann T. (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: Are powdered cleaners safer than liquid?
  • FAQ Chemicals: QA on plastics leaching estrogenic chemicals 

    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: Does plastic leach estrogenic chemicals?
  • FAQ Chemicals: QA on whether chemicals in sunscreens affect breast cancer risk? 

    Snedeker, Suzanne (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2007-01)
    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: Do chemicals in sunscreens affect the risk of ...
  • FAQ Cancer Clusters: QA on cancer clusters 

    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 a cancer cluster?
  • FAQ Cancer Clusters: QA on available data on breast cancer investigations on Long Island, NY 

    Hartman, Ellen (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2006-08)
    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: Do you have information on the Coram/Mt Sinai/Port ...
  • FAQ Environmental monitoring: QA on what is environmental monitoring 

    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 is environmental monitoring?
  • FAQ Environmental monitoring: QA on if water testing is related to environmental monitoring 

    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: Is water testing related to environmental monitoring?
  • 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 the limitations of 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 are the limits of biomonitoring?
  • FAQ Biomonitoring: QA on what is 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 is biomonitoring?

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