Sunday, October 15, 2006

Breast cancer farm workers 'link'

Women who have worked, or grown up, on a farm have a much higher risk of getting breast cancer, a study claims. Stirling University researchers said women who then worked in healthcare further increased their risk, although more research is needed to explain why. The study raises fresh concerns about the risk posed by weed killers and chemicals containing chlorine. However, Cancer Research UK said the study of 1,100 women was too small a group to draw any conclusions. --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--

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