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

Brexit & Breast cancer: what does Brexit have to do with breast cancer?

Invitation to a Breast Cancer Prevention Month event – hosted by Helen Hayes MP. 26th October 11 am – 1

European Parliament rejects unworkable and unlawful chemical regulation for endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs).

European Parliament rejects unworkable and unlawful chemical regulation for endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs).
4/10/17

Today the European Parliament rejected the unworkable and

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

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