Environmental Factors Breast Cancer Risk with Ashley Briggs MD
Ashley Briggs, M.D., a breast health specialist at Sanford Health, talks about environmental factors related to breast cancer risk. There are more than 85,000 synthetic chemicals in the United States that are unregulated. Many of these may contain estrogen-like properties, which may contribute to higher rates of breast cancer in industrialized countries. Researchers are continuing to study the potential impact of estrogen-laden chemicals as it relates to breast cancer risk and breast cancer prevention.