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Breast Cancer: Factors influencing the risk of breast cancer – established and emerging

Breast Cancer: Factors influencing the risk of breast cancer – established and emergingThis briefing summarizes the key information on all the risk factors and breast cancer with particular focus on the potential role of certain chemicals in the environment. It is written in a language that is accessible to non-scientists and is suitable for the general public and breast cancer suffers.

The briefing is available for downloading as a PDF document in several languages: English, German, French, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.

Last updated on 30 June 2011

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