Published in Cancer Weekly, September 3rd, 2002
Results of the 7-year, $8 million, study by the National Cancer Institute, published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention is a disappointment to many activists who had hoped that lives could be saved by the research.
The study had looked at four toxic chemicals that were once widely used on Long Island
More than 1000 women took part in the study, which is the centerpiece of the $30 million Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project mandated by Congress in 1993.
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