12:00am

Mon July 2, 2012
Breast cancer

Today on Your Call: What do we know about reducing risk for breast cancer?

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about breast cancer and the current scientific thoughts on reducing risk.  Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women.  According to the Breast Cancer Fund, avoiding certain environmental toxins that show up in food and household items can be part of a prevention strategy.  What else do you want to know about breast cancer research?  Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org.  What measures do you take to prevent cancer?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Sharima Rasanayagam, Ph.D., director of science at the Breast Cancer Fund

Joyce Bichler, deputy director of Breast Cancer Action

Dr. Gabriella Heinsheimer, holistic medical doctor for 33 years and a founder of the Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic

Resources:

Breast Cancer Action

Breast Cancer Fund

Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic

Environmental Working Group

Insider Medicine: VIDEO: If I Had - A Family History of Breast Cancer - Dr. William Goodson, MD, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute

Mayo Clinic: Breast Cancer Prevention 

Good Magazine: Chemical Pollution is Causing Preventable Cancer Says Obama Cancer Panel  

CBS: Are Fears That Deodorant Causes Breast Cancer Unfounded? 

NY Times: All Generic Drug Makers Held Liable in DES Suit 

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