Dioxins and their effects on human health - dioxin breast cancer

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Dioxins and cancer – another piece of the chemical puzzle - Cancer Research UK - Science blog dioxin breast cancer


Known to be endocrine disrupting chemicals, dioxins are suspected to increase breast cancer (BC) risk. Although diet is considered the primary.

Dioxins are toxic byproducts of industrial incineration, combustion and chemical manufacturing. Dioxins have been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer.

We look at new research showing no link between dietary dioxins and breast cancer - but how does this fit into the wider debate on chemicals.