Best of Breast: news for week ending 31 October 2014

New developments in Breast Cancer and Cancer from Google Alerts, for the week ending 31 October 2014.

We’re used to thinking of arsenic as a poison, so it comes as a surprise that arsenic in drinking water in a region in Chile has been linked to 50% lower deaths from breast cancer.

In case you were wondering where you can get hold of some arsenic, you don’t have to look any further than your supermarket: ¬†according to a UK study, more than half the rice products in the EU exceed child safety limits for arsenic!

Talk about cereal killers!


1.  Arsenic in drinking water linked to fewer breast cancer deaths

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