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Researchers find link between pesticides and breast cancer

LucGaudreauUofSherbrooke.jpgA team of researchers at the University of Sherbrooke has been studying the effects of different pesticides on the body, and the findings are quite troubling. The group says some of the pesticides used on our fruits and vegetables could be a contributing factor in cases of breast cancer.

Luc Gaudreau holds the Canada Research Chair on mechanisms of gene transcription at the University of Sherbrooke. He led the study and joined us from his home in Sherbrooke.

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