Alliance

A multi stakeholder group which includes representatives from NGOs, environmental and occupational health organisations, trade unions, public health advocates and civil society groups.

Campaigning

The Alliance for Cancer Prevention is campaigning to reduce preventable cancer incidence by calling for recognition of environmental and occupational risk factors.

Prevention

A primary prevention approach to cancer would aim to reduce and eliminate, as far as possible, human exposures to all substances or agents that are known to be, or suspected of being, implicated in the disease process ie stopping cancer before it starts.

Recent News

Flawed and ineffectual Endocrine disrupting chemical criteria agreed by European Commission.

After years of delay and quibbling by the European Commission on how far it would go to protect EU citizens

New report on why GE workers paying price for decades of exposure to toxic chemicals

A comprehensive study of chemical exposures at GE’s Peterborough plant shows workers routinely handled more than 3,000 highly toxic substances

NGOs express concern about lack of decisions on endocrine disruptors and nanotechnology

31 NGOs including the Alliance for Cancer Prevention have written a letter to the EU REACH Committee in lieu of

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals — One more way CETA endangers public health and the environment.

The Alliance joined with 34 other public interest organisations lead by the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) and the

Cancer all-clear for night work was based on ‘bad science’

An Oxford University study that concluded the classification of night work as a cause of breast cancer in women is

This breast cancer month, we need to ask why are we still ignoring the elephant in the room?

Press Release
As we find ourselves mid-way through the global fundraising phenomena that is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, From Pink to

Samsung lung cancer deaths were ‘occupational’

[caption id="attachment_3112" align="aligncenter" width="500"] At SHARPS’ sit-in site, each pair of white rubber sleepers represents a cluster victim. Credit: Lee

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