Dr. Samuel Epstein is a well respected professional in
cancer prevention. He is a professor emeritus of
occupational and environment medicine at the University of
Illinois in Chicago, and is an expert on toxins. He is also
the chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition.
Epstein has authored 270 scientific articles, and 15 books
on the causes and prevention of cancer. These include the
groundbreaking Politics of Cancer (1979), and most recently
Toxic Beauty (2009) about carcinogens and other controversial ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products.
In this interview, Dr. Epstein discusses several pressing
health dangers that receive little attention, including:
- Nanoparticles used in cosmetics
- rBGH milk
- The lack of prevention in the new Obama cancer plan