Study spotlights high breast cancer risk for plastics workers

By Jim Morris

Researchers cite breast cancer risks in Canadian plastic auto parts factories — with potential implications in the U.S. and beyond.

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"… we are doing so at our own peril.”Jeanne Rizzo, president of the Breast Cancer Fund, a San Francisco-based group that has pressed for more research into …"

"… he same time, Keith and Brophy convinced officials at the Windsor Regional Cancer Center to begin collecting work histories of Cancer patients. This led to …"

"… uto industry.The new study, funded by groups including the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation-Ontario Region, examined a population twice as large and featur …"

"… d them from becoming so ubiquitous in the environment.”The President’s Cancer Panel, an advisory committee in the United States attached to the National …"

Inkling of concern: Chemicals in tattoo inks face scrutiny

By Brett Israel

New research finds chemicals in tattoo inks: Including some toxic metals, and one of the most potent skin carcinogens

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"… mated 45 million people in the United States – including 36 percent of adults in their late 20s – have at least one tattoo, accord …"

"… d definitely warrants additional investigation by the FDA," Tanzi said. Recently, the FDA launched new studies to investigate the long-term safety of the …"

"… ll, named Kweli, and covers most of the left side of his torso. During a recent vacation, Blevens said Elie constantly bugged him about keeping his tattoo …"

"… ch about her ink. She got a small butterfly tattoo, about the size of a 50-cent piece, on her left hip when she was 19 and hasn't had any problems.  …"