R A Rudel

Summary

Affiliation: Silent Spring Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Breast cancer risk and drinking water contaminated by wastewater: a case control study
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Environ Health 5:28. 2006
  2. pmc Toxic ignorance and right-to-know in biomonitoring results communication: a survey of scientists and study participants
    Rachel Morello-Frosch
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management and School of Public Health, 137 Mulford Hall, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
    Environ Health 8:6. 2009
  3. pmc Institutional review board challenges related to community-based participatory research on human exposure to environmental toxins: a case study
    Phil Brown
    Brown University, Department of Sociology and Center for Environmental Studies, Box 1916, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Environ Health 9:39. 2010
  4. pmc Self-reported chemicals exposure, beliefs about disease causation, and risk of breast cancer in the Cape Cod Breast Cancer and Environment Study: a case-control study
    Ami R Zota
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Environ Health 9:40. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Identification of selected hormonally active agents and animal mammary carcinogens in commercial and residential air and dust samples
    R A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 51:499-513. 2001
  6. pmc Food packaging and bisphenol A and bis(2-ethyhexyl) phthalate exposure: findings from a dietary intervention
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:914-20. 2011
  7. pmc Semivolatile endocrine-disrupting compounds in paired indoor and outdoor air in two northern California communities
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:6583-90. 2010
  8. pmc PCB-containing wood floor finish is a likely source of elevated PCBs in residents' blood, household air and dust: a case study of exposure
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Environ Health 7:2. 2008
  9. pmc Environmental exposures and mammary gland development: state of the science, public health implications, and research recommendations
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1053-61. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Chemicals causing mammary gland tumors in animals signal new directions for epidemiology, chemicals testing, and risk assessment for breast cancer prevention
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusett 02458, USA
    Cancer 109:2635-66. 2007

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Breast cancer risk and drinking water contaminated by wastewater: a case control study
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Environ Health 5:28. 2006
    ..We conducted a case-control study to investigate whether exposure to drinking water contaminated by wastewater increases the risk of breast cancer...
  2. pmc Toxic ignorance and right-to-know in biomonitoring results communication: a survey of scientists and study participants
    Rachel Morello-Frosch
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management and School of Public Health, 137 Mulford Hall, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
    Environ Health 8:6. 2009
    ..This trend along with the paucity of health effect data for many of the pollutants studied raise ethical and scientific challenges for reporting results to study participants...
  3. pmc Institutional review board challenges related to community-based participatory research on human exposure to environmental toxins: a case study
    Phil Brown
    Brown University, Department of Sociology and Center for Environmental Studies, Box 1916, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Environ Health 9:39. 2010
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  4. pmc Self-reported chemicals exposure, beliefs about disease causation, and risk of breast cancer in the Cape Cod Breast Cancer and Environment Study: a case-control study
    Ami R Zota
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Environ Health 9:40. 2010
    ..This population-based case-control study investigated whether use of household cleaners and pesticides increases breast cancer risk...
  5. ncbi request reprint Identification of selected hormonally active agents and animal mammary carcinogens in commercial and residential air and dust samples
    R A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 51:499-513. 2001
    ..In a single sample from one home, 27 of the target compounds were detected in dust and 15 in air, providing an indication of chemical mixtures to which humans are typically exposed...
  6. pmc Food packaging and bisphenol A and bis(2-ethyhexyl) phthalate exposure: findings from a dietary intervention
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:914-20. 2011
    ..They have been associated with endocrine disruption in animals and in some human studies. Human exposure sources have been estimated, but the relative contribution of dietary exposure to total intake has not been studied empirically...
  7. pmc Semivolatile endocrine-disrupting compounds in paired indoor and outdoor air in two northern California communities
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:6583-90. 2010
    ..2-0.6, p<0.05), indicating possible shared sources and highlighting the importance of considering mixtures in health studies...
  8. pmc PCB-containing wood floor finish is a likely source of elevated PCBs in residents' blood, household air and dust: a case study of exposure
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Environ Health 7:2. 2008
    ..PCBs were also used widely in building materials, including caulks and paints, but few studies have evaluated the contribution of these exposures to body burden...
  9. pmc Environmental exposures and mammary gland development: state of the science, public health implications, and research recommendations
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1053-61. 2011
    ..In this review we describe current science, public health issues, and research recommendations for evaluating MG development...
  10. ncbi request reprint Chemicals causing mammary gland tumors in animals signal new directions for epidemiology, chemicals testing, and risk assessment for breast cancer prevention
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusett 02458, USA
    Cancer 109:2635-66. 2007
    ..org/environment. Valuable information from cancer bioassays is not well utilized in risk assessment and regulatory processes, suggesting a need to strengthen chemicals testing and risk assessment as tools for breast cancer prevention...
  11. ncbi request reprint Phthalates, alkylphenols, pesticides, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, and other endocrine-disrupting compounds in indoor air and dust
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:4543-53. 2003
    ..This study provides a basis for prioritizing toxicology and exposure research for individual EDCs and mixtures and provides new tools for exposure assessment in health studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Steroid estrogens, nonylphenol ethoxylate metabolites, and other wastewater contaminants in groundwater affected by a residential septic system on Cape Cod, MA
    Christopher H Swartz
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02148, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:4894-902. 2006
    ..The results suggest that there is the potential for migration of these OWC, which are unregulated and not routinely monitored, in groundwater...
  13. ncbi request reprint Environmental pollutants and breast cancer: epidemiologic studies
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Cancer 109:2667-711. 2007
    ..Substantial research progress in the last 5 years suggests that the investigation of environmental pollutants will lead to strategies to reduce breast cancer risk...
  14. ncbi request reprint Using GIS and historical records to reconstruct residential exposure to large-scale pesticide application
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 12:64-80. 2002
    ..Studies such as this one have the potential to identify preventable causes of disease and guide public policies...
  15. pmc Environmental pollutants and breast cancer
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1007-19. 2003
    ..Substantial work is needed in exposure assessment, toxicology, and susceptibility before we can expect a pay-off from large epidemiologic studies of breast cancer and environment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Historical reconstruction of wastewater and land use impacts to groundwater used for public drinking water: exposure assessment using chemical data and GIS
    Christopher H Swartz
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02148, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 13:403-16. 2003
    ..As expected, the results suggest that adequate characterization of water quality heterogeneity within water supplies is an important component of exposure assessment methodologies in health studies investigating impacted drinking water...
  17. pmc Linking exposure assessment science with policy objectives for environmental justice and breast cancer advocacy: the northern California household exposure study
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts St, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S600-9. 2009
    ..We compared an urban fence-line community (neighboring an oil refinery) and a nonindustrial community in an exposure study focusing on pollutants of interest with respect to breast cancer and environmental justice...
  18. pmc Breast cancer risk and historical exposure to pesticides from wide-area applications assessed with GIS
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:889-97. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Elevated house dust and serum concentrations of PBDEs in California: unintended consequences of furniture flammability standards?
    Ami R Zota
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, MA, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:8158-64. 2008
    ..0 vs 38.5 (p = 0.002)]. Elevated PBDE exposures in California may result from the state's furniture flammability standards; our results suggest the need for further research in a larger representative sample...
  20. doi request reprint Wastewater-contaminated groundwater as a source of endogenous hormones and pharmaceuticals to surface water ecosystems
    Laurel J Standley
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Suite 150, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:2457-68. 2008
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  21. pmc Community-initiated breast cancer and environment studies and the precautionary principle
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:920-5. 2005
    ..They leave unanswered questions about when to invest in large epidemiologic studies, when negative results are sufficient, and how to pursue ambiguous positive results in further research and policy...
  22. pmc Improving disclosure and consent: "is it safe?": new ethics for reporting personal exposures to environmental chemicals
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, MA 0245, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1547-54. 2007
    ..Our discussion is informed by our experience with 120 women in a study of 89 pollutants in homes and by interviews with other researchers and institutional review board staff...
  23. ncbi request reprint Environmental pollutants, diet, physical activity, body size, and breast cancer: where do we stand in research to identify opportunities for prevention?
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Cancer 109:2627-34. 2007
    ..Investments in research on environmental factors in breast cancer have potentially large public health benefits...