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Proposal aligns with President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot by reducing toxic exposures known to cause cancer.
Formaldehyde in hair relaxers has been linked to breathing problems, infertility and an increased risk of certain cancers.
Clear link between PFAS (“forever chemicals”), BPA exposures and a prior cancer diagnosis found in large national study.
Several head and neck cancers were included among conditions presumed to be caused by exposure to toxic substances, including burn pits.
Mostly Black communities live among the chemical plants of the Louisiana parish, where cancer risk is seven times the national average.
Some chemicals can increase the risk of cancer, damage immune systems, cause metabolic disorders and decrease fertility.
Another study found that children with fatty liver disease are at high risk for diabetes.
Black women use hair straightening chemicals more often, notes the NIH study, so the findings may be more relevant to them.
Women whose grandmothers were exposed to DDT during pregnancy have increased risk factors for breast cancer.
In “The Great Secret,” Jennet Conant shows how a World War II tragedy would eventually help in the war against cancer.
The popular weed killer has been linked to tens of thousands of cases of non–Hodgkin lymphoma.
A first-of-its-kind study finds these first responders are exposed to higher levels of toxic cancer-causing chemicals.
Mark Ruffalo stars as a lawyer who takes on a chemical giant in this movie inspired by real events.
The popular weed killer has been the subject of several lawsuits over its potential health effects.
The agency maintains glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weed killer poses no risk despite international warnings.
Monsanto’s herbicide faces thousands of such claims.
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