Environment and Breast Cancer: Science Review



Heterocyclic aromatic amines, formed in meat during high temperature cooking, have been shown to be mutagenic and carcinogenic in animals.

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
    Rodgers, K.M., J.O. Udesky, R.A. Rudel, J.G. Brody. 2018. Environmental Research. 160: 152-182.
  • Environmental pollutants and breast cancer - Article, 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, 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
    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 - Article
    Xue, R., and Michels, K.B. 2007. Lancet Oncology, 8 (12): 1088-1100.

EVIDENCE FROM ANIMALS
Review Articles

  • Animal mammary gland carcinogens - Article, 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, 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
    Susan G. Komen for the Cure. 2007. Cancer, 109 (S12): 2750-2751. [online May 14, 2007, print June 15, 2007]