Pesticides and Breast Cancer Risk, An Evaluation of Dibromochloropropane (DBCP), BCERF Fact Sheet No. 50
Clark, Heather A.; Snedeker, Suzanne M.
This fact sheet describes the scientific evidence on whether the insecticide dibromochloropropane (DBCP) affects the risk of breast cancer and other cancers. This includes a summary of the studies that have evaluated its cancer risk, information on DBCPs past use in agriculture, in nurseries and in turf and lawn care, levels in water supplies in areas of past use, regulation by federal agencies, who may be exposed to DBCP, trade names and synonyms for DBCP, where more research is needed.
Fact sheet on the breast cancer risk of the insecticide dibromochloropropane (DBCP)
United States Department of Agriculture CSREES, and the New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Conservation
Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors
breast cancer; DBCP