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The BCERF program on the Cancer Risks of Environmental Chemicals in the Home and Workplace closed on March 31, 2010. No further updates will be made to this web site. Please go Cornell University’s eCommons web site to access BCERF’s archived research and educational materials (http://ecommons.library.cornell.edu/handle/1813/14300).

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The Ribbon

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Agricultural Health Study (2005)

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Breast Cancer Core Questionaire Project (1998)

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Environmental Breast Cancer Movement (2004)

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Food Quality Protection Act: Putting Kids First (1999)

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National Cancer Institute's Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifen (STAR) (2000)

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New York State College of Human Ecology: Many Approaches, All Responding to Human Needs (1997)

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"Established" Risk Factors for Breast Cancer (1997)

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10 Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality (2007)

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A 2003-2004 Education Collaboration: BCERF and the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (2004)

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A Conversation with Marcia Noble, MN, RN, AAOHN Director of Professional Practice (2004)

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A Film to See: Heart of the Sea (2004)

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A Note from Rod Deitert (2004)

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Activist Perspective: The Dark Side of the STAR Trial (2000)

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Activist Update: The History of the Breast Cancer Mapping Project (2004)

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Approach for Responding to Cancer and Environmental Concerns
Interview with Elizabeth Lewis-Michl, Ph.D. (2008)

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Balancing Risk and Benefit in an Environment of Emerging and Shifting Understandings (2003)

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BCERF Activities to Promote Healthy Eating and Active Lifestyles (2006)

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BCERF and colleague Bob Riter of the Ithaca Breast Cancer Alliance receive New York State Innovation in Breast Cancer Early Detection and Research Awards (2007)

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BCERF Collaborates with the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo for its Spring 2006 Regional Cancer and Environment Forum (2006)

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BCERF Completes Field Testing of Five-Module Tool Kit (2001)

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BCERF Educational Advisory Committee Up and Running (1997)

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BCERF EnviroChem and Cancer Database (ECCD) (2004)

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BCERF is on You Tube: New Videos on Environmental Estrogens in Everyday Products (2008)

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BCERF Joining the Sprecher Institute for Cancer Research (2003)

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BCERF Program Affected by Cuts to NYS Budget
Environmental Chemical Part of Program Faces Closure (2009)

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BCERF Research Project Leader Responds to Claim Concerning Antiperspirants and Breast cancer Risk (2001)

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BCERF Staff Brief Senator Hillary Clinton (2006)

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BCERF's EnviroCancer Connections Event Addresses Biomonitoring (2005)

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BCERF's Rural Initiative: Reaching Out to Women (1999)

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BCERF's Turf Pesticide and Cancer Risk Database (2007)

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Biomonitoring and Biomarkers Update (2007)

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Bisphenol A: Researchers Question Sources of Exposure (2009)

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Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Centers (BCERC) (2005)

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Cancer Genetics Services in NYS (1999)

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Cancer Research at Cornell: Professor Danny Manor -- Mechanisms Underlying Malignant Transformation, and Applications of Such Findings Toward Cancer Prevention and Intervention Strategies (2002)

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CDC-Funded Environmental Public Health Tracking Efforts in New York State (2005)

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Chemicals from fires may increase risk of breast cancer in women firefighters (2008)

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Chemicals With Evidence of Breast Carcinogenicity and Consumer Products: Much More Information Needed (2009)

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Chemicals With Obesogenic Action: An Emerging Area of Concern (2009)

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Clues (2005)

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Commentary on STAR (2000)

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Communicating to Reduce the Risk for Breast Cancer -- Educators and Communities Collaborating (1998)

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Contributions of Experimental Animal Research to the Understanding of Human Breast Cancer (1998)

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Cornell Faculty Address Contaminants in Sewage Sludges: The Ribbon Interviews Dr. Anthony Hay and Ellen Harrison (2007)

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Cornell Researchers Measure Pesticide Residues in Central New York State Homes (2007)

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Credible Health Information on the Web (2006)

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DoD Breast Cancer Research Program Update (2005)

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Dr. Tyrone Hayes' Research on the Effects of the Herbicide Atrazine on Sexual Development in Frogs (2002)

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Early Life Exposures to Environmental Compounds: Lessons Learned from Animal Models (2007)

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Environmental Chemicals and Breast Cancer Risk: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Headed? (2002)

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Environmental Estrogens: Affects on Puberty and Cancer Risk (2007)

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Environmental Factors and a Balanced Immune System: A Key to Cell-Mediated Immunity, Cancer Resistance and Allergy (1999)

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Epigenetics and Breast Cancer: Update from the Baker Institute at Cornell (2008)

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Evaluation of the Evidence: What Does It Take to Show a Cause and Effect Relationship Between Carcinogen Exposure and Cancer Formation? (2002)

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Fall Forum at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY (2009)

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Fall Forum at Stony Brook University on Long Island: Regional Activity and Outreach to Young Women (2008)

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Family History and Breast Cancer Risk: Genetics, Lifestyle, Environment, or All of the Above? (1997)

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Family Studies on Breast Cancer at the Mayo Clinic (2002)

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Feasibility Being Explored for a New York State Companion Animal Tumor Registry (2001)

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First New York State Breast Cancer Research and Education Awards Granted (1998)

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Five Types of Parabens Detected Intact in Human Breast Tumors (2004)

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Following the News on Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water (2008)

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Food Quality Protection Act: Some Aspects of Pesticide Tolerance Reassessment and Implications for Agricultural Community (1999)

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Featured on BCERF Web Site (2006)

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Fundamentals for Interpreting Breast Cancer Epidemiology (1998)

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Genetic-Environment Interaction and Breast Cancer Risk: An Exploration of Where We Stand (2004)

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Geographic Information Systems and Breast Cancer in Western New York (2003)

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GIS Approaches to Studying Variations in Breast Cancer Incidence in California (2003)

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Green Products, Green Standards, and Green Purchasing Resources, Guidance, and Action with an Emphasis on Green Cleaning (2008)

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Growing Up Healthy in East Harlem and the Bronx, NY (2007)

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ICET Symposium: The Science That Drives Policy -- A Resounding Success (1997)

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Inert Ingredients in Pesticide Products (2007)

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Infertility Treatment: Is There a Relationship with Breast Cancer Risk? (2008)

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Intergenerational Education: Starting Early to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk (1997)

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Interview with Nellie Brown: Tracking Down Exposures to Mammary Carcinogens (2005)

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Invasive Breast Cancer: Different Histologic Types (2000)

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Is there a Breast Cancer Causing Virus in Humans? (2000)

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Keeping Pharmaceuticals Out of the Water: Activities Around New York State (2009)

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Mapping Disease: Deciphering Geographic Patterns from Cholera to Breast Cancer (2003)

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Mapping the Environment and Breast Cancer on Cape Cod, MA (2003)

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Modeling Breast Cancer in the Mouse (2002)

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Modeling Breast Cancer in the Mouse: Introduction (2002)

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More than 40,000 Women Have Joined the Sister Study 10,000 Sisters still needed to help find the causes of breast cancer. (2007)

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National Academy Panel Decides All Levels of Radiation Exposure Carry Some Risk (2005)

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National Breast Cancer Coalition's Environmental Policy Summit (1998)

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National Toxicology's Draft Report on Bisphenol A: Are there implications for developmental effects on breast cancer risk? (2008)

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New European Education Materials on Hormonally Active Chemicals and Breast Cancer Risk (2008)

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New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Responding to Pressing Issues (1999)

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New York State's Cancer Mapping Project: A New Approach Using GIS and Spatial Analysis (2003)

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Nurses' Health Study: A Conversation with Dr. Graham Colditz (2000)

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NYS Integrated Pest Management Program Bedbugs! Health! Pesticides? (2004)

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Obesity and Breast Cancer: An Environmental Approach (2005)

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October 22, 1997 Satellite Videoconference "Our Daughters, Our Selves: Breast Cancer Risk Reduction at Home and in the Community" (1997)

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Ovarian Carcinogens Identified by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) (2006)

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OVERVIEW: New York State's Pesticide Reporting Law 1996 -- 2001 (2001)

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Parting Words from Suzanne Snedeker, Associate Director for Translational Research:
Integrity, Innovation, Creativity, Synergy, Commitment … and Thank You (2009)

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Partnering to Improve Outcomes: Opportunities for Collaboration in Government Sponsored Programs (1998)

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Perspective: A View from the Green Industry (2001)

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Perspective: The First Two Years of Pesticide Reporting in New York State -- Using the Data to Address Risk (2001)

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Perspectives on Approaches to Identify Cancer Hazards (2008)

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Pesticide Reporting Survey Done by the Health Research Science Board (2001)

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Pesticide Use and Breast Cancer Risk among Farmers' Wives in the Agricultural Health Study (2005)

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Pesticide Use in New York State and the New Pesticide Reporting Law -- Questions and Answers (1997)

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Premature Thelarche in Puerto Rico: Natural Phenomenon, Man-made Health Catastrophe or Both? (2001)

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Professor Ron Gorewit Working in Affiliation with BCERF Translational Research Faculty (2002)

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Prostate Cancer: Rates and Possible Risk Factors (1999)

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Reaching Out to Emergency Responders: In Person, on the Web, and in Print (2008)

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Recent Developments in Water Monitoring (2005)

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Reducing the Risks of Golf Course Management (2007)

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Regional Cancer and Environment Forum, Minutes, Summer 2005 (2005)

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Reinstatement of State-funded BCERF Environmental Chemical Research and Educational Programming: Acknowledgements and Staff Update (2009)

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Report on Carcinogens (RoC) Expert Panel for Styrene (2008)

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Report on the New York Breast Cancer Study (1999)

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Research at Cornell: Making Sense of the Estrogen Puzzle (1997)

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Research Brief: DDT, Breast Cancer Risk, and Age at Exposure (2007)

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Research Commentary: Anti-Angiogenic Drugs (1998)

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Research Commentary: Are Antibiotics Linked to Breast Cancer? (2004)

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Research Commentary: Breast Cancer Incidence Highest in the Range of One Species of House Mouse (2000)

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Research Commentary: Challenges to Estimating Past Exposures to Pesticides (2005)

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Research Commentary: Decision Analysis of Tamoxifen for the Prevention of Invasive Breast Cancer (2000)

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Research Commentary: Environmental Chemicals and the Risk of Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes (2009)

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Research Commentary: Genetically-Influenced Susceptibility to Ionizing Radiation (1999)

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Research Commentary: Hormone Replacement Therapy and Other Possible Risk Factors for Breast Cancer (2000)

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Research Commentary: Human Milk Contamination (1999)

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Research Commentary: Human Studies on DDT/DDE and Breast Cancer Risk (1998)

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Research Commentary: Identification of Phthalate Esters in the Serum of Young Puerto Rican Girls with Premature Breast Development (2001)

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Research Commentary: Induced Abortion is Not Associated with Breast Cancer Risk (2006)

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Research Commentary: Mammographic Densities and Breast Cancer Risk (1999)

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Research Commentary: Mexican Agricultural Worker's Exposure to Organophosphate Pesticides (1998)

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Research Commentary: New Evidence on Dieldrin in Study of Danish Women (1999)

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Research Commentary: Nutrition’'s Role in Safeguarding Against Environmental Toxicity and Associated Diseases (2007)

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Research Commentary: Preschool Diet and Adult Risk of Breast Cancer: Considerations of Fundamental Issues in Carcinogenesis and Acrylamide Exposure (2005)

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Research Commentary: Risk Communication (1998)

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Research Commentary: Thoughts on Recent Finds Regarding Organochlorines and Breast Cancer Risk (2001)

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Research Commentary: Two Studies Compare Levels of Contaminants in Farmed Versus Wild Salmon (2002)

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Research Commentary: Using Comparative Cancer Models for Breast Cancer Research (2000)

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Ribbon Evaluation Results (2005)

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Risk Reduction in School Settings:
Avoiding Chemicals that May Present a Breast Cancer Risk (2009)

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Role of Cornell University in the Development of a New York State Pesticide Sales and Use Reporting (PSUR) Database. (2001)

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Role of the Immune System in Breast Cancer (1999)

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Role of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in the Implemenation of the Pesticide Reporting Law (2001)

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Search for Viral Involvement in Human Breast Cancer (2000)

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Searching for Answers: "Unpacking" How Socioeconomic Status Affects Breast Cancer Survivorship and Risk (2006)

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Sister Study: Environmental and Genetic Risk Factors for Breast Cancer (2004)

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Some Pesticide Applicators at Higher Risk for Prostate Cancer (2003)

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Spring 2008 Regional Cancer and Environment Forum in Rochester (2008)

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Teachers and Breast Cancer: Understanding the Knowledge and Perceptions of a Population at Risk (2006)

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The BCERF Regional Cancer and Environment Forum: Fall 2005 (2005)

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The Pine River Statement: Human Health Consequences of DDT Use (2009)

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The Recent Decline in Breast Cancer Incidence: What is its Relationship to Hormone Therapy Use? (2007)

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The Ribbon Vol. 13 Issue 4 (2008)

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The Turf Pesticides and Cancer Risk Database is Now Online (2006)

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To Breastfeed or Not to Breastfeed is Not the Question: Why Risk-Benefit Analysis is the Wrong Way to Look at the Problem of Breast Milk Contamination (2003)

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Tracking Chemical Exposures with Biomonitoring (2005)

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Trumansburg Teachers Study (2005)

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Two Collaborative Long Distance Learning Workshops Held in February (2006)

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US TOO (1999)

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Using "Population Attributable Fraction" to Understand: To What Extent Can Breast Cancer Incidence Be Attributed to Higher Socioeconomic Status? (2006)

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Using NCI's Atlas of Cancer Mortality in the United States 1950-94 and Cancer Mortality Maps and Graphs Web Site Some Cautions and the Example of Black Versus White Women's Mortality Rates (2002)

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Using the Domestic Hen as a Model for Studying Ovarian Cancer (2006)

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Vegetarian Eating and Breast Cancer -- Evaluating the Evidence (2002)

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View from the Pine River and Beyond: The Legacy of DDT Use and Health Effects (2008)

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Vitamin D and Cancer: Update from Cornell’s Sprecher Institute for Comparative Cancer Research (2008)

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What Do We Know about Hereditary Breast Cancer? (1999)

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What is the Precautionary Principle? How is it Taking Shape Nationally and Globally? (2003)

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When Little Girls Become Women: Early Onset of Puberty in Girls (2001)