Amsonic acid, a fluorescent whitening agent used in laundry detergents, has been shown to cause mammary tumors in female rats.
Reviews and commentaries on the Environment and Breast Cancer Science Reviews databases were published in Environmental Factors in Breast Cancer, a supplement issue of CANCER. EVIDENCE FROM HUMANS
Review Articles
  • Environmental chemicals and breast cancer: An updated review of epidemiological literature informed by biological mechanisms - Article (pdf)
    Rodgers, K.M., J.O. Udesky, R.A. Rudel, J.G. Brody. 2018. Environmental Research. 160: 152-182.
  • Environmental pollutants and breast cancer - Article (pdf), Summary (pdf)
    Brody, J.G., Moysich, K.P., Humblet, O., Attfield, K. R., Beehler, G.B., Rudel, R.A. 2007. Cancer, 109 (S12): 2667-2712. [online May 14, 2007, print June 15, 2007]
  • Diet and breast cancer - Article (pdf), Summary (pdf)
    Michels, K.B., Mohllajee, A.P., Bahmanyar, E.R., Beehler, G.B., Moysich, K.P. 2007. Cancer, 109 (S12): 2712-2749. [online May 14, 2007, print June 15, 2007]
  • Use of common medications and breast cancer risk - Article (pdf)
    Moysich, K.B., Beehler, G.P., Zirpoli, G., Choi, J.Y., Baker, J.A. 2008. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 17(7): 1564-1595.
  • Intrauterine factors and risk of breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of current evidence - Abstract
    Xue, R., and Michels, K.B. 2007. Lancet Oncology, 8 (12): 1088-1100.

EVIDENCE FROM ANIMALS
Review Articles

  • Animal mammary gland carcinogens - Article (pdf), Summary (pdf)
    Rudel, R.A., Attfield, K. R., Schifano, J., Brody, J.G. 2007. Cancer, 109 (S12): 2635-2667. [online May 14, 2007, print June 15, 2007]
COMMENTARIES ON THE SCIENCE REVIEWS
  • Environment and breast cancer - Where do we stand? - Commentary (pdf), Summary (pdf)
    Brody, J.G., Rudel, R.A., Michels, K.B., Moysich, K.P., Bernstein, L., Attfield, K. R., Gray, S. 2007. Cancer, 109 (S12): 2627-2634. [online May 14, 2007, print June 15, 2007]
  • Breast cancer advocates seek prevention - Commentary (pdf)
    Susan G. Komen for the Cure. 2007. Cancer, 109 (S12): 2750-2751. [online May 14, 2007, print June 15, 2007]
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