But the Trump administration wants to restrict how human studies like Chamacos are used in rule-making. A government proposal this year, called Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science, could stop them from being used to justify regulating pesticides, lead and pollutants like soot, and undermine foundational research behind national air-quality rules. The E.P.A., which has funded these kinds of studies, is now labeling many of them “secret science.”
The National Breast Cancer Coalition sponsored this webinar presented by Dr. Susan Love in October 2017. It provides a very interesting and accessible introduction to normal human breast development and structure, and is great background for understanding why we must do breast cancer prevention research using breast cells and tissue from humans rather than rodents.
Our partner the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has organized a petition to urge cosmetics companies to disclose the chemicals contained in their personal care products. We encourage our supporters to add their names to this important cause.