Organochlorines and Breast Cancer

A Study on Neapolitan Women
  • Rossano Dello Iacovo
  • Egidio Celentano
  • Anna Maria Strollo
  • Giacomo Iazzetta
  • Immacolata Capasso
  • Giacomo Randazzo
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 472)


In the past two decades efforts in controlling breast cancer (BC) in developed and developing countries have faced a dramatic increase of incidence. It is currently the most frequent cancer, and one of the main causes of premature loss of life in women throughout the developed world1 (Fig. 1). In the near 2000 the expected number of new cases of BC could be about 1.3 million.


Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Risk Endosulfan Sulfate Heptachlor Epoxide 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rossano Dello Iacovo
    • 1
  • Egidio Celentano
    • 1
  • Anna Maria Strollo
    • 1
  • Giacomo Iazzetta
    • 1
  • Immacolata Capasso
    • 2
  • Giacomo Randazzo
    • 3
  1. 1.Senology SurgeryTumour/Tissues Central BankItaly
  2. 2.Senology SurgeryNational Tumour InstituteNaplesItaly
  3. 3.Biochemistry, Science of Food PreparationUniversity School of Agriculture Federico II UniversityNaplesItaly

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