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Plastics and Prostate Cancer

Posted August 31, 2006 10:00 AM
Pathfinder Tags: cancer plastics

Making it through a day without some kind of contact with plastics is hard to imagine. Now, scientists theorize that plastics may be partly to blame for prostate cancer. A lab test on rats showed that the chemical BPA leaks from the plastics of baby bottles and microwave containers, and has been linked to pre-cancerous prostate glands.

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