WELCOME to the eUpdate for the Program on Breast Cancer and
Environmental Risk Factors (BCERF). This update is provided by BCERF
to inform our sponsors and supporters of changes and additions to our
web site. Thank you for your interest in our program and web site.
Web site: http://envirocancer.cornell.edu
Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors
The Sprecher Institute for Comparative Cancer Research, Cornell University
1. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS UPDATED
The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section is back on the BCERF web
site. We've been revising the answers to our old question list with
new and updated information. We also added questions on new topics.
We'll be posting more questions throughout the year. See the new
pages at <http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/faq/qa.cfm>.
2. SLIDE SHOW: BIOMONITORING 2: CDC's THIRD REPORT
A guided look at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's
(CDC) Third National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental
Chemicals (2005). The slide show and a detailed script are available
3. SLIDE SHOW: THE SISTER STUDY AND BIOMONITORING
How is The Sister Study using biomonitoring approaches and
techniques? Current and future research directions. The slide show
and a detailed script are available on
4. STUDY UPDATE: CORAM / MT. SINAI / PORT JEFFERSON BREAST CANCER INVESTIGATION
The New York State Cancer Surveillance Improvement Initiative posted
results of the investigation and analyses into breast cancer rates in
these Long Island, NY communities. BCERF provides links to the report
and other resources.
5. THE CANCER AND ENVIRONMENT FORUM IS SEPTEMBER 28, 2006
Thursday, September 28, 2006 from 10:00am - 3:00pm
Burns Horticulture Center
Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park
Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York
The Forum topics include:
Shift Work, Light at Night, and Breast Cancer on Long Island
The Coram, Mt. Sinai, Port Jefferson Station Follow-up Investigation
Turf Pesticides: Applicator Pilot Study and the Cancer Risk Database
Panel discussion and presentations on Suffolk County's Pesticide
Complete agenda available on the BCERF web site. Check our Cancer and
Environment Forum page
To register for the cancer forum:
RSVP to Carmi Orenstein at (607) 255-1185 or cso1 at cornell.edu.
BCERF strives to provide information on environmental risk factors
and the risk of breast cancer and other hormonally dependent cancers.
We provide information in a variety of forms helping our readers make
informed decisions for the reduction of breast cancer risk.
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