Pesticides and Breast Cancer Risk, An Evaluation of Mancozeb, BCERF Fact Sheet No. 38
Gandhi, Renu; Snedeker, Suzanne M.
This fact sheet describes the scientific evidence of whether the fungicide manocozeb affects the risk of breast cancer and other cancers. Fungicides control prevent fungi and mold growth, and protect plants and crops against fungal damage. This fact sheet includes a summary of the studies that have evaluated manacozeb's cancer risk, information on its use in agriculture and for pest control in homes, on turf and golf courses and in forests, whether it is found in food or water, who might be exposed to manacozeb, and where more research is needed.
Fact sheet on the breast cancer risk of the fungicide manacozeb
United States Department of Agriculture CSREES and the New York State Department of Health
Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors
breast cancer; fungicide; manocozeb