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Common environmental contaminant, cadmium, linked to rapid breast cancer cell growth

Breast cancer cells become increasingly aggressive the longer they are exposed to small concentrations of cadmium, a heavy metal commonly found in cosmetics, food, water and air particles.
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Link between common environmental contaminant and rapid breast cancer growth

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Studies by researchers at Dominican University of California show that breast cancer cells become increasingly aggressive the longer they are exposed to small concentrations of cadmium, a heavy metal commonly found in cosmetics, foo...

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