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Plasma Levels of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Breast Cancer Mortality: The Carolina Breast Cancer Study

Citation

Parada, Humberto Jr.; Sun, Xuezheng; Tse, Chiu-Kit J.; Engel, Lawrence S.; Hoh, Eunha; Olshan, Andrew F.; & Troester, Melissa A. (2020). Plasma Levels of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Breast Cancer Mortality: The Carolina Breast Cancer Study. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 227, 113522. PMCID: PMC7387141

Abstract

BACKGROUND: It is unknown whether carcinogenic and endocrine disrupting polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) influence mortality following breast cancer. We examined plasma levels of 17 PCB congeners in association with mortality among women with breast cancer.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheh.2020.113522

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health

Author(s)

Parada, Humberto Jr.
Sun, Xuezheng
Tse, Chiu-Kit J.
Engel, Lawrence S.
Hoh, Eunha
Olshan, Andrew F.
Troester, Melissa A.

Year Published

2020

Volume Number

227

Pages

113522

PMCID

PMC7387141

Reference ID

13060