Breast Cancer - The Estrogen Connection:
In the Dump and Down the Drain
Scientists are concerned that even at low levels, environmental estrogens may work together with the body’s own estrogen to increase the risk of breast cancer.
the names of environmental estrogens.
* Nonylphenol and octylphenol are surfactants released from detergents.
* Heavy metals found in electronics are metalloestrogens.
* This includes cadmium, nickel and lead.