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  • n. The pesticide kepone.

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Examples

  • Comparison of chlordecone effects on autoimmunity in (NZBxNZW)F(1) and BALB/c mice.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Final report on the evaluation of four toxic chemicals in an In Vivo/In Vitro toxicological screen -- acrylamide, chlordecone, cyclophosphamide, and diethylstilbestrol by Joellen Lewtas

    Melamine Infant Formula (comic)

  • The prostate cancer risk associated with chlordecone exposure was higher in subjects with a family history of prostate cancer first-degree relatives.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • Moreover, the prostate cancer risk associated with chlordecone exposure was particularly marked in subjects who had spent some time living in a Western country.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • The analysis of the results by the researchers shows that chlordecone exposure is associated to a significant increase in the risk of prostate cancer with increasing plasma chlordecone concentration.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • Analytical Research and Technology (University of Li├Ęge, Belgique), show that exposure to chlordecone (also named Kepone), an organochlorine chemical with well defined estrogenic properties used in the French West Indies until 1993, is associated to a significant increased risk of prostate cancer.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • One of the main objectives of the research programme was to test the hypothesis that chlordecone exposure favors the development of prostate cancer in the French West Indies.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • "The interaction of family history with prostate cancer may be explained by the presence of genetic susceptibility factors which are common both to the disease and to the chlordecone metabolic pathway but also by similar patterns of exposure, shared by members of a same family".

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • These results are the first to suggest that there is a causal relationship between chlordecone exposure and prostate cancer risk, and support the hypothesis that environmental estrogens may be involved in the development of prostate cancer.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • Washington, June 23: Researchers have found that exposure to chlordecone (also named Kepone), an organochlorine chemical, can increase the risk of prostate cancer.

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