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Ahern Featured in Healio/HemOnc Today Article on Medications Associated with Breast Cancer

August 16, 2019 by Heather McCabe

(AUGUST 2, 2019) Healio.com highlighted research conducted by Assistant Professor of Surgery Thomas P. Ahern, Ph.D., M.P.H and colleagues in an article, titled "Certain medications linked to increased breast cancer risk."
(AUGUST 2, 2019) Healio.com highlighted research conducted by Assistant Professor of Surgery Thomas P. Ahern, Ph.D., M.P.H., and colleagues in an article, titled "Certain medications linked to increased breast cancer risk." The piece summarizes an study published by Ahern and colleagues in the Journal of Clinical Oncology on phthalate exposure and breast cancer incidence. Ahern wrote that “Preclinical evidence suggests that some phthalates promote breast tumor growth through ER signaling. Estrogen-independent breast cancer promotion mechanisms have also been reported for phthalates, as have antiestrogenic effects.”
Read the full article in Healio here >>. 
Read the study in Journal of Clinical Oncology here>>.

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Ahern Featured in Healio/HemOnc Today Article on Medications Associated with Breast Cancer

August 16, 2019 by Heather McCabe

(AUGUST 2, 2019) Healio.com highlighted research conducted by Assistant Professor of Surgery Thomas P. Ahern, Ph.D., M.P.H and colleagues in an article, titled "Certain medications linked to increased breast cancer risk."
(AUGUST 2, 2019) Healio.com highlighted research conducted by Assistant Professor of Surgery Thomas P. Ahern, Ph.D., M.P.H., and colleagues in an article, titled "Certain medications linked to increased breast cancer risk." The piece summarizes an study published by Ahern and colleagues in the Journal of Clinical Oncology on phthalate exposure and breast cancer incidence. Ahern wrote that “Preclinical evidence suggests that some phthalates promote breast tumor growth through ER signaling. Estrogen-independent breast cancer promotion mechanisms have also been reported for phthalates, as have antiestrogenic effects.”
Read the full article in Healio here >>. 
Read the study in Journal of Clinical Oncology here>>.