Carcinogens in products: inadequate protections raise cancer risks

2020-05-16

Evidence shows, that over their life cycle, chemicals used in everyday products contribute to raising cancer risks, especially for vulnerable populations such as children and communities of color. This article outlines how US policies have not yet incorporated current science in relation to environmental carcinogenesis and recommends improvements to protect public health.

Authors: Veena Singh
; Full Source: Trends in cancer.  2020 May 16;S2405-8033(20)30136-9. doi: 10.1016/j.trecan.2020.04.006. Online ahead of print.