Resources

Below is a list of other external resources to consider on the topic of cancer:

Health and the Environment

The Ultimate Green Shopping Guide
Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families 
Healthy Child, Healthy World
Cancer and the Environment
Environmental Health & Toxicology
Breast Cancer and the Environment
Pesticides and Lymphoma

Directories of Chemicals and Other Toxins Links
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) – 
www.atsdr.cdc.gov
Lindane Education and Research Network – 
www.lindane.org
National Antimicrobial Information Network – Oregon State University and Environmental Protection Agency – 
npic.orst.edu.htm
Massachusetts Department of Agriculture: Pesticides – 
mass.gov/agr/pesticides

Chemicals in Personal Care Products Links
Skin Deep: Cosmetics Safety Database produced by the Environmental Working Group
Just a Pretty Face
Organic Divas: A website devoted to the premise that not all personal care products are equal

Books

  • Not Such a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry – Stacy Malkan
  • Tiny Game Hunting: Environmentally Healthy Ways to Trap and Kill the Pests in Your House and Garden – Hilary Dole Klein and Adrian M. Wenner
  • No Family History: The Environmental Links to Breast Cancer – Sabrina McCormick
  • Living Downstream: A Scientist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment– Sandra Steingraber
  • Our Stolen Future: Are We Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence, and Survival? A Scientific Detective Story – Theo Colburn, Dianne Dumanoski, John Peterson Myers
  • Building a Healthy Lawn: A Safe and Natural Approach – Stuart Franklin
  • Silent Spring – Rachel Carson
  • Dead Daisies Make Me Crazy: Garden Solutions Without Chemical Pollution – Loren Nancarrow, Janet Hogan Taylor
  • Organic Pest Control for Home and Garden – Tom Roberts
  • Basic Guide to Pesticides: Their Characteristics and Hazards – Rachel Carson Counsel Inc.
  • Poisoned for Profit “How Toxins Are Making Our Children Chronically Ill” – Alice and Philip Shabecoffe http://www.poisonedforprofit.net