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Reduction of daily-use parabens and phthalates reverses accumulation of cancer-associated phenotypes within disease-free breast tissue

A recent study confirms that selecting for healthy personal care products does make a difference in exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals.

Estrogenic overstimulation is carcinogenic to the human breast. Personal care products (PCPs) commonly contain xenoestrogens (XE), such as parabens and phthalates. Here, we identified the adverse effects of persistent exposure to such PCPs directly within human estrogen responsive breast tissue of subjects enrolled in a regimen of reduced XE use.

Pre- and post-intervention fine needle aspirates (FNAs) of the breast were collected from healthy volunteers who discontinued the use of paraben and phthalate containing PCPs over a 28 d period. Based on high-dimensional gene expression data of matched FNA pairs of study subjects, we demonstrate a striking reversal of cancer-associated phenotypes. Read about the study here.