More information needed Chemicals, cancers and public's health
As medical technology advances, new information about health risks disease becomes common knowledge. Among members of the general public, discussions about disease risk factors and potential links to lifestyles and genetics are common topics.
One item of particular concern is the ongoing debate about potential relationships between cancer risk and substances that people normally come into contact with at home or in the workplace.
Some studies suggest that exposure to chemicals that "mimic" hormones -- including drugs taken in some hormone replacement therapies -- might increase breast or ovarian cancer risk.
Article from theithacajournal.com