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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 ninth annual "Looking Upstream for Environmental
Links to Breast Cancer” public education forum was held April 6, 2013. The
event was attended by 98 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 updated the
community on the project’s work over the past year. Keynote speaker Susan Teitelbaum, Associate
Professor in the Department of Preventative Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine,
talked about personal care
products and the environmental exposures we experience
Be sure to visit the BCERP next year to hear
about the tenth annual "Looking Upstream for Environmental Links to Breast
Cancer” public education forum.
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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