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Below are links to other web sites of interest. This is an ever growing list, and we welcome your help.  Please send us any suggestions you may have.  Be sure to include a brief description of the site and why you think it is applicable.

Breast Cancer Action carries the voices of people affected by breast cancer to inspire and compel the changes necessary to end the breast cancer epidemic.

The Breast Cancer Fund in San Francisco is a nonprofit organization founded in 1992 to raise awareness and funding for innovative research, education, patient support and advocacy projects.

Californians for Pesticide Reform (CPR) - Californians for Pesticide Reform is a coalition of more than 120 public health, consumer, environmental, sustainable agriculture, labor and rural assistance public interest organizations. Their goals are to expand the public's right to know about pesticide use and abuse, reduce that use and promote safer, ecologically sound agricultural and urban pest management.

Commonweal Cancer Help Program - Michael Lerner's health and environmental research institute and retreat center.

Cornell Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors provides science-based information on the relationships between breast cancer and environmental risk factors, including pesticides and dietary factors. Our materials are developed for a diverse audience, including consumers, educators, public policy makers, scientists, media representatives.

Council on Wireless Technology Impacts The Council on Wireless Technology Impacts was formed in 1997 to provide information, education and advocacy on the public health needs and concerns related to non-ionizing EMR (electromagnetic radiation.) CWTI is a federally recognized, tax deductible, non-profit corporation.

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coaliton defines breast cancer as a political issue, they challenge all obstacles to the eradication of this disease.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - The mission of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is to reduce the burden of human illness and dysfunction from environmental exposures by conducting basic, applied, and clinical research that leads to an understanding of the effects of exposures, individual genetic susceptibility, and time/age on human health and how these factors interrelate.

Silent Spring Institute is a nonprofit scientific research organization dedicated to identifying the links between the environment and women's health, especially breast cancer.

Special report on environmental toxins by Dr. Warren Porter  *Note: This report takes a long time to load.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation whose mission is to eradicate breast cancer as a life threatening disease by advancing research, education, screening and treatment.

Women's Environment Development Organization is an international advocacy organization that seeks to increase the power of women worldwide as policymakers at all levels in governments, institutions and forums to achieve economic and social justice, a healthy and peaceful planet, and human rights for all.

 




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