Tackling an
environmental disease

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Primary prevention is the answer

The vital role of citizens


Information on this webpage is drawn from our 2005 report: Breast cancer - an environmental disease: the case for primary prevention, available free as a pdf, see Downloads. For current statistics and data, see our homepage.

Official disregard for evidence supporting primary prevention makes it clear that the only hope of seeing 'primary prevention' enacted into law and implemented as policy lies with citizens. From a strong basis of knowledge we can: As a matter of urgency
Public opinion, when it is truly aroused, can be unstoppable.
(John Humphrys)
Give the people the facts, and let them decide.
(Abraham Lincoln)
As it is the nature of science that scientific certainty never exists, the proper use of science and scientific findings is precisely to enable us to act with precaution.
(Dr Mae-Wan Ho)


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