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Each year the Cincinnati Breast Cancer and the Environment
Research Program (BCERP) hosts a public education forum about environmental
links to breast cancer. In addition to the keynote address, the forum offers
attendees updates on the research conducted by Cincinnati BCERP scientists.
The 10th annual "Looking Upstream for Environmental
Links to Breast Cancer” public education forum will be held April 12, 2014. The
event is attended by community advocates, health care providers and
community members interested in the research conducted through the Breast
Cancer and the Environment Research Program.
BCERP Principle Investigator, Dr. Frank Biro will update the
community on the project’s work over the past year. Susan Pinney, PhD, of the Cincinnati BCERP, will speak
about the last 10 years of the study. Keynote speakers
Karen Miller, President, Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition; and Laura
Weinberg, President, Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition; will speak on
Please see this brochure for more information.
Mercy High School advanced biology students at the 2012 Growing Up Female Forum.
Attendees at the 2012 Growing Up Female Forum.
Dr. Frank Biro presents to the 2012 Growing Up Female Forum attendees.
Keynote Speaker Julia Brody, Executive Director of the Silent Spring Institute.
Lauren Niemes, Executive Director of the Nutrition Council of Greater Cincinnati.
The Growing Up Female project studies the biological and environmental factors that affect early puberty and the relationship between earlier puberty and the risk of developing breast cancer.
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