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Insecticide linked to increased breast cancer risk — 40 years after exposure
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Insecticide linked to increased breast cancer risk — 40 years after exposure

Researchers found DDT exposure before puberty may have increased the breast cancer risk for women in their 50s. Study is the latest to suggest early-life exposures, even prior to birth, may hold the key to understanding who gets diseases.

Melinda Lewis remembers splashing in the irrigation canals that outlined her grandpa's walnut and almond groves in the late 1960s.

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