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Katherine Reeves (FRS '014-'15) Publishes Study Examining Links Between Phthalates and Increased Breast Cancer Risk

In the largest study to date on phthalates and postmenopausal breast cancer, Associate Professor of Epidemiology Katherine Reeves found no association between breast cancer risk and exposure to the plasticizing and solvent chemicals used in such common products as shampoo, makeup, vinyl flooring, toys, medical devices and car interiors. Read more here.