Monday, June 26, 2006

Cadmium linked to breast cancer

Women with the highest levels of cadmium in their urine have more than double the risk of breast cancer than women with the lowest levels, according to a new study. However, further studies are needed to determine if these elevated levels are a cause or effect of breast cancer. Although cadmium, a heavy metal, has been classified as a probable cancer-causing substance by the US Environmental Protection Agency, until now no human studies have investigated its link with breast cancer. --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--


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