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Possible Breast Carcinogen Found In Human Milk

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December 17, 1998
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Environmental pollutants that are known to cause cancer in rat mammary tissues are present in human breast milk, according to scientists in Canada. It is the first time that aromatic amines (AAs), which are used in many industrial processes, have been detected in human milk.

Environmental pollutants that are known to cause cancer in rat mammary tissues are present in human breast milk, according to scientists in Canada. It is the first time that aromatic amines (AAs), which are used in many industrial processes, have been detected in human milk.


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