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CPES: Regulatory challenges presented by endocrine disruptors

Following participation in the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Low-Dose Effects conference in Berlin, the Cancer Prevention and Education Society (CPES) published an analysis on the regulation of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). It says that to have any hope of sensibly regulating in a scientifically-credible way, endocrinology should guide the development of testing strategies to identify EDCs and to evaluate the risk they pose to health. CPES published its commentary in the monthly e-publication Health & Environment.

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Last updated on 17 October 2012

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