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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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Cell of Origin Identified for Common Type of Breast Cancer

Health : Newswise Medical News (5 years ago)

Breast cancer researchers have identified the progenitor cell that gives rise to the most common form of breast cancer. Using a mouse model, the researchers found that inhibiting a protein essential to these progenitor cells prevent... Read Post

New Research Shows Link Between Common Environmental Contaminant and Rapid Breast Cancer Cell Growth

Health : Newswise Medical News (3 years ago)

Breast cancer cells are more aggressive the longer they're exposed to cadmium Read Post

Link between common environmental contaminant and rapid breast cancer growth

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

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... Read Post


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