” UT Arlington biochemists say their newly published study brings researchers a step closer to understanding how the commonly used synthetic compound bisphenol-A, or BPA, may promote breast cancer growth.
Researchers saw similar results when they exposed HOTAIR to a synthetic estrogen called diethylstilbestrol (DES). DES has been shown to increase risks of breast cancer and other health problems in women who used it and their daughters. It was formerly used as a hormone replacement and as an attempt to prevent pregnancy complications. ”
Sources and More Information
- New study links BPA and breast cancer tumor growth, MedicalXpress, 06 Mar 2014. UAT News release.
- Bisphenol-A and diethylstilbestrol exposure induces the expression of breast cancer associated long noncoding RNA HOTAIR in vitro and in vivo, Elsevier Ltd, 14 Feb 2014.
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- DES videos and posts tagged DES, the DES-exposed, DES victims.