30 Nov '12, 1pm

We Won't Prevent Cancer Until We Prevent Exposure to Cancer-Causing Chemicals: Jennifer Sass, Senior Scientist,

A smart editorial in Nature this week (Nov 29, 2012), one of the top scientific journals in the world, criticizes the U.S. National Breast Cancer Coalition for setting an unrealistic and unscientific public promise to beat breast cancer by 2020. Now, don’t get me wrong - I would do almost anything to be able to prevent cancer, and also, learning disabilities, reproductive impairments, and birth defects. Who wouldn't? I’ll tell you who - the American Chemistry Council (ACC). ACC is the trade group that represents its chemical manufacturer corporate members by defending the toxic chemicals that cause cancer and other health harms. My colleague Daniel Rosenberg blogged about a recent report by Common Cause, “Toxic Spending: The Political Expenditures of the Chemical Industry 2005-2012 ” that documents the hundreds of millions of dollars the chemical industry spends on lobbyin...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/jsass/we_wont_prevent_c...

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