Where do we go from here?
This study, along with others linking environmental factors to an increased risk of cancer, opens up a l major pathway into research for cures, and especially for prevention. By knowing the implications of eating fatty foods and limiting our exposure to substances that can affect our endocrine system, we can slowly change the tide of cancer by protecting future generations of our own offspring.
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