Chemical Exposure Web Tool Defines Risks Faced by Millions of California Women

A new web tool spells out for the first time the chemical exposures that more than 6.5 million working women in California may face in more than 150 occupations, potentially increasing their risk for breast cancer.

The tool, developed by UCSF’s Peggy Reynolds, PhD, MPH, and Robert Harrison, MD, MPH, along with the California Department of Public Health’s Occupational Health Branch, is part of an ongoing study focused on understanding potential breast cancer risks related to workplace chemical exposures.

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