Phthalates are a group of chemicals used in plastics, glues and inks. Research has indicated the possible negative impact of phthalate exposure on children’s health, and links with childhood cancer have not been ruled out.
One in every 250 people will be a survivor of childhood cancer. However, what kind of future can they look forward to?
Children differ from adults in a number of ways and these can lead to increased susceptibility to toxins: