Tag: PAHs

PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons): Chemicals that are formed during the incomplete burning of coal, oil and gas, garbage, food and other organic substances. PAHs are found in well-done meat and fish, as well as vehicle exhaust. The PAH benzo[a]pyrene is routinely used in animal studies to promote breast cancer development.

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04/15/17
Air pollution may heighten breast cancer risk by increasing breast density
01/09/17
Grilled, barbecued & smoked meat consumption linked to reduced survival after breast cancer
10/23/16
Being overweight increases breast cancer risk associated with exposure to PAHs
12/16/14
Exposure to smoke from synthetic fireplace logs linked to increased breast cancer risk
11/16/14
Exposure to air pollution appears to increase breast cancer risk
04/21/13
Exposure to air pollution is linked to reduced breast cancer survival

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