[Toxicology] BCERF eUpdate: August 2006

Ellen Hartman eh79 at cornell.edu
Tue Aug 8 16:12:11 EST 2006


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

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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>.

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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 
on 
<http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/learning/biomonitor/biomon2slides.cfm>

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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 
<http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/research/Sister/sisterslides.cfm>

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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. 
<http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/link/stats.cfm/#surveillance>

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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 
Final Report
Turf Pesticides: Applicator Pilot Study and the Cancer Risk Database
Panel discussion and presentations on Suffolk County's Pesticide 
Phase-Out Legislation

Complete agenda available on the BCERF web site. Check our Cancer and 
Environment Forum page 
http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/program/meetings.cfm.

To register for the cancer forum:
RSVP to Carmi Orenstein at (607) 255-1185 or cso1 at cornell.edu.

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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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