Identifying Gaps in Breast Cancer Research
CBCRP's Special Research Initiatives team developed this review of the existing research in the environmental causes of breast cancer and the unequal burden of the disease to ensure that we do not duplicate previous studies and to identify the most promising areas for research. This information was used by the SRI Strategy Team and Steering Committee to develop recommendations for SRI research funding.
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Section I: Exposures from the Physical Environment and Breast Cancer
- Air Pollutants, Fuels and Additives
- Persistent Organic Pollutants
- Polybrominated Flame Retardants
- Solvents and industrial chemicals
- Water Contaminants
- Hormones in Food
- Exposures from Polyvinyl Chloride
- Bisphenol A
Section III: Neighborhood Context and Breast Cancer