This Environment Toolkit is meant to support the information and guidance you receive in the Environment Module of the Anticancer Lifestyle Program. The module and the resources included on this page will give you tools you can use to make informed and wise purchasing decisions, in order to reduce your exposure to toxins common to daily living.
Upholstered furniture has been a major source of chemical flame retardant (FR) exposures in US homes since the 1970s. FRs are a large group of chemicals, many of which are associated with adverse health effects, including cancer, reproductive toxicity, and neurotoxicity.
In this 15-minute video, renowned cancer researcher Dr. Margaret Kripke of MD Anderson Cancer Center tells the story of why she began to rethink her assumptions about the causes of cancer and the true burden of environmentally-induced cancers. Dr.
A study published in Oncology Times found that adolescent Latino boys in California exposed in utero to a commonly used pesticide spread in fields near their mothers’ homes are at an increased risk of developing testicular germ cell cancer (TGCT).
A meta-analysis published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health found that cellular phone use with cumulative call time more than 1000 h statistically significantly increased the risk of tumors.
The Geological Society of America issued a PFAS chemical summary: “Per-/poly-fluroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are everywhere. They are used in firefighting foam, car wax, and even fast-food wrappers.
Green Label Plus is a voluntary, industry testing program for carpet, adhesive and cushion products that establish the highest standard for indoor air quality (IAQ) ever set by the carpet industry.
Watch Our On-Demand Webinar The founder of Cancer Free Home and environmental expert Deborah de Moulpied shares how to find out what’s in your tap water, and ways to ensure that it’s safe for you and your family. Every day we consume, bathe in, cook, and wash with water.
Exposure to chemicals found in drinking water after it has been disinfected with chlorine could be responsible for up to 1 in 20 cases of bladder cancer across the European Union. The number rises to as high as 1 in 5 in some countries, asserts an international team of researchers.
A meta-analysis by Hiller et al, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, suggests that spending greater than an hour a day in the sun during the summer months could decrease the risk of developing breast cancer.
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“Just completed the Anticancer Lifestyle program. Strongly encourage survivors, those looking to prevent cancer, those with risk factors, and really all of us to take this course. Most of us are unaware of how many risks exist, particularly from environmental factors. My favorite was the environment section. People get some nutrition, stress management, and exercise guidance but virtually no information about toxins and their impact.”
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