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Cancers, Avoidable
Jewel-Osco's Sale of SureBeam's Irradiated Meat Threatens Consumer Health Press Release December 4, 2002
$4.25 Billion Implant Settlement Ignores Risk of Breast Cancer Press Release September 13, 1994 Breast cancer risks from silicone breast implants
All We're Doing is Rearranging the Deck Chairs on a Seafood Titanic Editorial February 18, 1994 Lethal toxins in fish from contaminated waters; persistent environmental toxins
An Ounce of Prevention Editorial August 31, 2003
An Overdue Ban On A Dangerous Sweetener Press Release August 16, 2009 Release on the hazards of aspartame.
Announcement of Stop Cancer Before It Starts Campaign Report Press Release February 20, 2003 EMS release on Stop Cancer Campaign Report
Approval of Cow Hormone Imperils Our Milk Letter December 22, 1990 biosynthetic growth hormones in milk
Austria Urged to Take Initiatives to Protect the Public Against Cancer & Other Risks of Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Modified rBST Dairy Products Press Release January 18, 2000 Monsanto's GE rBST dairy products
Beware of Irradiated Dietary Supplements Press Release May 23, 2003
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Misleads Women Press Release October 17, 2007 Press Release on the American Cancer Society's Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast Cancer Deaths Linked to Nuclear Emissions Press Release September 8, 1994
Cancer Expert Calls Dow Breast Implant Ads Deceptive Press Release May 11, 1995 cancer risks to be detailed at silicone device conference
Cancer War is Threatened by Recommendations of Presidential Commission Press Release August 30, 1996 President's Commission on Risk Assessment
Cancer-Gate: How to Win the Losing Cancer War Book 2005 new book by Dr. Epstein. Available from Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., February (late) 2005.
Citizen Petition Seeking a Cancer Warning on Cosmetic Talc Products Petition May 13, 2008 Citizen Petition warning of the risks of ovarian cancer from the application of cosmetic grade talcum powder.
Conflicts of Interest in the Losing Cancer War Press Release March 4, 2004
Environmental Causes of Cancer Neglected Press Release March 27, 2003 Environmental causes of cancer
Exposing the Links Between Cancer and the Environment Article August 23, 2004 Interview from Aug. 2004; posted on WWF site
FDA Is Ignoring Dangers of Bovine Growth Hormone Editorial June 2, 1990 Dangers of bovine growth hormone
FDA Remains Asleep at the Wheel on the Dangers of Sunscreens, Besides Other Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Press Release August 7, 2008 Release on the dangers of ingredients in sunscreens.
FDA, USDA Officials Dismiss Citizens' Concerns About Irradiated Food at Symposium Press Release June 18, 2001 June 2001 Symposium on Food Irradiation
Genetically-Engineered Anti-Aging Medication, Monsanto Milk Are Unrecognized Risks of Breast Cancer Press Release May 19, 2003
Have We Lost the War on Cancer? Editorial December 12, 1991 Editorial in Chicago Tribune on the cost of the war on cancer
High Time to Label Fragrance Allergens Press Release August 6, 2004
Hoodwinked: How the War Against Cancer is Being Lost Article January 8, 2006 Interview with Dr. Epstein in the Sunday Independent (January 2006).
Hormonal Milk Poses Greater Risks Than Just Twinning Press Release June 27, 2006 News release on rBGH milk.
How to Sunbathe Safely Press Release August 14, 2009 Release on hazardous ingredients in sunscreens.
IBM's Corporate Recklessness: From the Holocaust to Occupational Cancer Press Release August 16, 2004
Irradiation of Foods Letter 1984 letter to Science re food irradiation
Leading Advocates Against Genetically Modified rBGH Milk File Citizen Petition with FDA Press Release February 21, 2007 Petition (Feb. 15, 07) seeks withdrawal of approval for Posilac.
Letter to the Editor re mammography Letter September 1, 2002 Letter to the editor re mammography in Vitality Magazine/Newsletter, Sept. 2002
Losing the Cancer War (comment) Editorial December 23, 1991 Comment in USA Today on cancer prevention
Make Prevention A National Priority Editorial July 24, 1985 editorial on cancer prevention
Mammography Doesn't Come Without Risk Editorial February 25, 2002
Mammography's Mixed Blessings Editorial March 14, 2001
McDonald's Is Leading the Way, But Hasn't Gone Far Enough Yet Press Release July 1, 2003
Medical Experts Prescribe Legislation to Help Prevent Cancer Press Release June 15, 2009 Letter to four Congressional committees regarding the Obama Cancer Plan and a mandate for cancer prevention.
Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Modified Milk Ruled Unsafe by the United Nations Press Release August 18, 1999 genetically engineered milk
More Nuclear Reactors A Public Health Threat Editorial January 15, 2006 Commentary with Joseph Mangano in The News-Gazette, Champaign, Illinois
More Than One Reason for the Threatened Beef Boycott Editorial November 7, 2005 Editorial on the threatened boycott of U.S. beef by the Consumers Union of Japan.
National Mammoscam Day Press Release October 18, 1994 Comment on National Mammography Day in October
National School Lunches: Unsafe At Any Eating Press Release April 10, 2006 National School Lunch Act
NCI Leadership is Out of Touch with Reality Press Release February 25, 2003 National Cancer Institute Leadership
New Initiatives in Personal Care Product Safety Press Release January 7, 2000
New Study Warns Implants Pose Risk of Breast Cancer Press Release November 8, 1995
New York Times Whitewashes Environmental Causes of Cancer Press Release December 14, 2005 Commentary on New York Times story on the environment and cancer.
On Cloned Meat, FDA Not Trustworthy Editorial February 8, 2007 Editorial in The Herald-Mail, February 8, 2007
Petition Seeking a Cancer Warning on Cosmetic Talc Powder Products Press Release May 19, 2008 Press Release from PR Newswire
Petition Seeking the Withdrawal of the New Animal Drug Application Approval for Posilac - Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) Petition May 11, 2007 Citizen Petition to the FDA Seeking the Withdrawal of the Drug Posilac
Prevent Cancer: Phase Out Toxics in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Press Release July 20, 2009 The CPC and other concerned scientists are calling on the government to require a phase out of carcinogenic ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products.
Push for New Nuclear Power Sputters, But Old Reactors Still Pose Cancer Risk Press Release July 27, 2009
Radiation's Risks Letter December 28, 1993 radiation and mammography
Responsibility of the FDA and National Cancer Institute for Cosmetics-Related Escalating Cancer Rates Press Release August 15, 2008 Hazards of cosmetics, and the reckless indifference of the FDA to protect the public.
Reversing the Cancer Epidemic Article May2002 article in TIKKUN, May/June 2002
Safe Breast Self Examination By Young Women vs. Risky Mammography Press Release July 22, 2009 Critics of the EARLY Bill are ignoring the risks of premenopausal mammography.
Spinning the Losing War on Cancer Editorial November 4, 2003
Study Offers Strong Evidence in a Cancer Debate Article April 20, 1994 article by Jane E. Brody on pesticides and breast cancer
Talcum Powder Can Provoke Deadly Ovarian Cancer Press Release May 15, 2008 Release from Environment News Service, www.ens-newswire.com
Talcum Powder: The Hidden Dangers Press Release September 30, 2009 Press release on the risks of ovarian cancer from talcum powder.
The "Milk is Milk" Industry Campaign Threatens Public Health Press Release February 4, 2005 hazards of rBGH milk
The Chemical Jungle: Today's Beef Industry Article May 1, 1989 paper on hormones in beef
The CPC and Public Citizen Charge Congress with Proposing Deceptive Labeling of Irradiated Food, Besides Ignoring Its Risks to Health and Environment Press Release June 6, 2000 food irradiation
The Double Standard on Trading Contaminated Chinese and U.S. Consumer Products Press Release July 30, 2007 Importing consumer products from China vs. hazardous U.S. consumer products.
The Environmental Working Group Report on Personal Care Products: Ambitious, but Flawed Press Release July 1, 2004 Comments on EWG's report, Skin Deep
The FDA Still Ignores the Lethal Risks of Talcum Powder Press Release March 24, 2008
The Look Good...Feel Better Program: But At What Risk? Press Release October 28, 2005 Release on ACS Program for women cancer patients.
The New York Times Ignores Information on Dangers of Sunscreens Press Release June 28, 2007
The Obama Cancer Plan Press Release December 2, 2008
The Obama Cancer Plan Should Prioritize Prevention Press Release January 23, 2009 Press release on The Obama Cancer Plan endorsed by cancer prevention scientists and advocates.
The Organic Milk Wars: It's Not Just the Price Press Release September 22, 2006 rBGH, the genetically engineered recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone
The Push for Mammography May Be Off Target Editorial February 4, 1992 Washington Press conference in Feb. 1992 in which 60 scientists call for overhaul of cancer policy
Three Groups File Citizen Petition Seeking Withdrawal of Posilac Article February 23, 2007 Notice in Cheese Market News regarding Citizen Petition seeking withdrawal of Posilac (Feb. 23, 07)
Time to Protect Babies from Dangerous Products Press Release February 28, 2005 Hazards of ingredients in commonly used baby products.
UIC Professor Receives International Humanitarian Award Press Release March 31, 2005 Dr. Epstein receives the Albert Schweitzer Golden Grand Medal for International Contributions to Cancer Prevention. Presented June 10, 2005 at the Royal Castle, Warsaw, Poland.
Unlabeled Milk from Cows Treated with Biosynthetic Growth Hormones: A Case of Regulatory Abdication Article January 1, 1996 paper in International Journal of Health Services, vol. 26 (1):173-185, 1996.
Unreasonable Risk - 2005 Book 2005 Updated version of the 2001 book.
USDA’s Allowing Schools to Serve Irradiated Meat is Reckless Press Release November 1, 2002
We are Losing the Winnable War Against Cancer Press Release December 18, 1996 war on cancer
We Must Ban Growth Hormones Until All Questions Are Answered Editorial August1989 Editorial in the Madison Capital Times, August 1989.
What's In Your Milk? Book 2006 Book details the hazards of genetically engineered (rBGH) milk.
What's In Your Milk? Press Release January 3, 2007 Press Release for Dr. Epstein's book, What's In Your Milk?
Why We Are Still Losing the Winnable Cancer War Article January 1, 2005 article in The Humanist, January/February 2005.
Breast Cancer
$4.25 Billion Implant Settlement Ignores Risk of Breast Cancer Press Release September 13, 1994 Breast cancer risks from silicone breast implants
All We're Doing is Rearranging the Deck Chairs on a Seafood Titanic Editorial February 18, 1994 Lethal toxins in fish from contaminated waters; persistent environmental toxins
Approval of Cow Hormone Imperils Our Milk Letter December 22, 1990 biosynthetic growth hormones in milk
Austria Urged to Take Initiatives to Protect the Public Against Cancer & Other Risks of Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Modified rBST Dairy Products Press Release January 18, 2000 Monsanto's GE rBST dairy products
Awareness month keeps Women perilously Unaware Editorial October 26, 1997 Chicago Tribune
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Misleads Women Press Release October 17, 2007 Press Release on the American Cancer Society's Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast Cancer Unawareness Month Press Release October 14, 1996 Drug Companies Sponsor Misinformation Campaign
Breast Examination is a Practical Alternative to Mammography Press Release May 3, 2001 Canadian Study Results
Breast Exams Just as Effective as Mammography Press Release October 9, 2002 Canadian Study Refutes Chinese Study
Cancer Expert Calls Dow Breast Implant Ads Deceptive Press Release May 11, 1995 cancer risks to be detailed at silicone device conference
Dangers and Unreliability of Mammography: Breast Examination is a Safe, Effective, and Practical Alternative Article 2001 International Journal of Health Services
Environmental and Occupational Pollutants are Avoidable Causes of Breast Cancer Article 1994 International Journal of Health Services
Fat and Breast Cancer Letter February 14, 1996 New York Times
FDA Is Ignoring Dangers of Bovine Growth Hormone Editorial June 2, 1990 Dangers of bovine growth hormone
Hormonal Milk Poses Greater Risks Than Just Twinning Press Release June 27, 2006 News release on rBGH milk.
Jury Still Out on Trials of Tamoxifen Drug Letter June 9, 2000 Wall Street Journal
Leading Advocates Against Genetically Modified rBGH Milk File Citizen Petition with FDA Press Release February 21, 2007 Petition (Feb. 15, 07) seeks withdrawal of approval for Posilac.
Letter to the Editor re mammography Letter September 1, 2002 Letter to the editor re mammography in Vitality Magazine/Newsletter, Sept. 2002
Mammography Doesn't Come Without Risk Editorial February 25, 2002
Mammography is Dangerous, Ineffective Press Release February 6, 2002
Mammography Radiates Doubt Editorial March 28, 1992 Los Angeles Times
Mammography's Mixed Blessings Editorial March 14, 2001
Medical Experts Prescribe Legislation to Help Prevent Cancer Press Release June 15, 2009 Letter to four Congressional committees regarding the Obama Cancer Plan and a mandate for cancer prevention.
Misleading Claims by an Industry-Sponsored Study on the Safety of the Pill Press Release January 26, 1999 Birth-Control Pill Risks Cancer
Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Modified Milk Ruled Unsafe by the United Nations Press Release August 18, 1999 genetically engineered milk
National Mammoscam Day Press Release October 18, 1994 Comment on National Mammography Day in October
New Study Warns Implants Pose Risk of Breast Cancer Press Release November 8, 1995
No Safety in these Implant Numbers Editorial June 5, 1998 Chicago Tribune -Dow Corning Silicone Breast Implants
Pesticides Not Cleared of Breast Cancer Link Letter May 5, 1994 New York Times
Petition Seeking Medical Alert to Women with Silicone Gel, Polyurethane Breast Implants Petition May 12, 1995
Petition Seeking the Withdrawal of the New Animal Drug Application Approval for Posilac - Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) Petition May 11, 2007 Citizen Petition to the FDA Seeking the Withdrawal of the Drug Posilac
Radiation's Risks Letter December 28, 1993 radiation and mammography
Safe Breast Self Examination By Young Women vs. Risky Mammography Press Release July 22, 2009 Critics of the EARLY Bill are ignoring the risks of premenopausal mammography.
Study Offers Strong Evidence in a Cancer Debate Article April 20, 1994 article by Jane E. Brody on pesticides and breast cancer
The "Milk is Milk" Industry Campaign Threatens Public Health Press Release February 4, 2005 hazards of rBGH milk
The Breast Cancer Prevention Program, 2nd Edition Book 1998 This book is no longer available from the publisher. Check with your local library.
The CPC and Public Citizen Charge Congress with Proposing Deceptive Labeling of Irradiated Food, Besides Ignoring Its Risks to Health and Environment Press Release June 6, 2000 food irradiation
The Look Good...Feel Better Program: But At What Risk? Press Release October 28, 2005 Release on ACS Program for women cancer patients.
The Organic Milk Wars: It's Not Just the Price Press Release September 22, 2006 rBGH, the genetically engineered recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone
The Push for Mammography May Be Off Target Editorial February 4, 1992 Washington Press conference in Feb. 1992 in which 60 scientists call for overhaul of cancer policy
Three Groups File Citizen Petition Seeking Withdrawal of Posilac Article February 23, 2007 Notice in Cheese Market News regarding Citizen Petition seeking withdrawal of Posilac (Feb. 23, 07)
We Must Ban Growth Hormones Until All Questions Are Answered Editorial August1989 Editorial in the Madison Capital Times, August 1989.
What's In Your Milk? Book 2006 Book details the hazards of genetically engineered (rBGH) milk.
What's In Your Milk? Press Release January 3, 2007 Press Release for Dr. Epstein's book, What's In Your Milk?
Childhood Cancer
All We're Doing is Rearranging the Deck Chairs on a Seafood Titanic Editorial February 18, 1994 Lethal toxins in fish from contaminated waters; persistent environmental toxins
Escalating Incidence of Childhood Cancer Ignored by the National Cancer Institute and American Cancer Society Press Release May 9, 2002
Hormonal Milk Poses Greater Risks Than Just Twinning Press Release June 27, 2006 News release on rBGH milk.
National School Lunches: Unsafe At Any Eating Press Release April 10, 2006 National School Lunch Act
Petition Seeking Cancer Warning on Nitrite-containing Hot Dogs Petition April 25, 1995 Childhood Cancer Risk
Public Remains Uninformed of Escalating Incidence of Childhood Cancer Press Release May 8, 2003
Ritalin Cancer Risk Ignored by American Academy of Pediatrics Press Release October 4, 2001 Ritalin is Carcinogenic
Ritalin Documentary Overlooks Cancer Risk Data Press Release April 10, 2001 Ritalin Causes Cancer in Animal Studies
Spinning the Losing Cancer War Editorial February 23, 2004
Spinning the Losing Cancer War Press Release February 23, 2004
The Obama Cancer Plan Press Release December 2, 2008
The Sad Truth About Stark Rise in Childhood Cancer Editorial June 17, 2003
Time to Protect Babies from Dangerous Products Press Release February 28, 2005 Hazards of ingredients in commonly used baby products.
USDA’s Allowing Schools to Serve Irradiated Meat is Reckless Press Release November 1, 2002
We Must Ban Growth Hormones Until All Questions Are Answered Editorial August1989 Editorial in the Madison Capital Times, August 1989.
Colon Cancer
Approval of Cow Hormone Imperils Our Milk Letter December 22, 1990 biosynthetic growth hormones in milk
Austria Urged to Take Initiatives to Protect the Public Against Cancer & Other Risks of Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Modified rBST Dairy Products Press Release January 18, 2000 Monsanto's GE rBST dairy products
FDA Is Ignoring Dangers of Bovine Growth Hormone Editorial June 2, 1990 Dangers of bovine growth hormone
Genetically Engineered Anti-Aging Medication Poses Cancer Risks Press Release March 14, 2000 Human Growth Hormone (HGH) Medication Dangers
Leading Advocates Against Genetically Modified rBGH Milk File Citizen Petition with FDA Press Release February 21, 2007 Petition (Feb. 15, 07) seeks withdrawal of approval for Posilac.
Petition Seeking the Withdrawal of the New Animal Drug Application Approval for Posilac - Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) Petition May 11, 2007 Citizen Petition to the FDA Seeking the Withdrawal of the Drug Posilac
The "Milk is Milk" Industry Campaign Threatens Public Health Press Release February 4, 2005 hazards of rBGH milk
The CPC and Public Citizen Charge Congress with Proposing Deceptive Labeling of Irradiated Food, Besides Ignoring Its Risks to Health and Environment Press Release June 6, 2000 food irradiation
The Organic Milk Wars: It's Not Just the Price Press Release September 22, 2006 rBGH, the genetically engineered recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone
Three Groups File Citizen Petition Seeking Withdrawal of Posilac Article February 23, 2007 Notice in Cheese Market News regarding Citizen Petition seeking withdrawal of Posilac (Feb. 23, 07)
What's In Your Milk? Book 2006 Book details the hazards of genetically engineered (rBGH) milk.
What's In Your Milk? Press Release January 3, 2007 Press Release for Dr. Epstein's book, What's In Your Milk?
Liver Cancer
The Obama Cancer Plan Press Release December 2, 2008
Lung Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Citizen Petition Seeking a Cancer Warning on Cosmetic Talc Products Petition May 13, 2008 Citizen Petition warning of the risks of ovarian cancer from the application of cosmetic grade talcum powder.
Evista (Raloxifene) Poses Risks of Ovarian Cancer Press Release February 4, 1998 Evista causes cancer in animal studies
Medical Experts Prescribe Legislation to Help Prevent Cancer Press Release June 15, 2009 Letter to four Congressional committees regarding the Obama Cancer Plan and a mandate for cancer prevention.
Petition Seeking a Cancer Warning on Cosmetic Talc Powder Products Press Release May 19, 2008 Press Release from PR Newswire
Risks of Ovarian Cancer from Drug, Evista, Supported by Data Press Release October 25, 2002 American Women Using Evista show increased rates of cancer.
Talcum Powder Can Provoke Deadly Ovarian Cancer Press Release May 15, 2008 Release from Environment News Service, www.ens-newswire.com
Talcum Powder: The Hidden Dangers Press Release September 30, 2009 Press release on the risks of ovarian cancer from talcum powder.
The FDA Still Ignores the Lethal Risks of Talcum Powder Press Release March 24, 2008
Prostate Cancer
Genetically Engineered Anti-Aging Medication Poses Cancer Risks Press Release March 14, 2000 Human Growth Hormone (HGH) Medication Dangers
Hormonal Milk Poses Greater Risks Than Just Twinning Press Release June 27, 2006 News release on rBGH milk.
Leading Advocates Against Genetically Modified rBGH Milk File Citizen Petition with FDA Press Release February 21, 2007 Petition (Feb. 15, 07) seeks withdrawal of approval for Posilac.
Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Modified Milk Ruled Unsafe by the United Nations Press Release August 18, 1999 genetically engineered milk
Petition Seeking the Withdrawal of the New Animal Drug Application Approval for Posilac - Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) Petition May 11, 2007 Citizen Petition to the FDA Seeking the Withdrawal of the Drug Posilac
The Organic Milk Wars: It's Not Just the Price Press Release September 22, 2006 rBGH, the genetically engineered recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone
Three Groups File Citizen Petition Seeking Withdrawal of Posilac Article February 23, 2007 Notice in Cheese Market News regarding Citizen Petition seeking withdrawal of Posilac (Feb. 23, 07)
What's In Your Milk? Book 2006 Book details the hazards of genetically engineered (rBGH) milk.
What's In Your Milk? Press Release January 3, 2007 Press Release for Dr. Epstein's book, What's In Your Milk?

 
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