Pesticides and Breast Cancer Risk, An Evaluation of Chlordane, BCERF Fact Sheet No. 11
Gandhi, Renu; Snedeker, Suzanne M.
This fact sheet describes the scientific evidence of whether the persistent pesticide chlordane affects the risk of breast cancer and other cancers. This includes information on the history of chlordane's use and current exposure, a summary of the studies that have evaluated its cancer risk, where more research is needed, and how to minimize exposure to chlordane that is still present in the environment.
Fact sheet on the breast cancer risk of the insecticide chlordane
New York State Department of Health, and the United States Department of Agriculture CSREES
Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors
breast cancer; pesticide; chlordane