The ninth annual "Looking Upstream for Environmental Links to Breast Cancer" event will address the environmental exposures people experience every day via personal care products.
Susan Teitelbaum, PhD, associate professor in the department of preventative medicine at the Ichan School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, will serve as keynote speaker of this public forum, which occurs Saturday, April 6 from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the University of Cincinnatiís Reading Campus (formerly the Genome Research Institute). Teitelbaum's presentation is entitled: "Personal Care Products: Environmental Exposures that We Experience Every Day.Ē
Other sessions include:
- Puberty in Contemporary Girls, Health and Disease in Adults
Presented by Frank Biro, MD, professor of pediatrics at the UC College of Medicine and director of adolescent medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
- Practical Self Care: Tips for Gentle Be-Good-To-Me Moments in the Middle of a Hectic Day!
Presented by Nancy Bloemer, ThD, RYT, LMT, a holistic health specialist at Cincinnati Childrenís Hospital Medical Center.
Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions related to the specific sessions as well as overall environmental links to cancer.
This public forum is presented by the Cincinnati Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Program (BCERP) and Breast Cancer Registry of Greater Cincinnati. Its goal is to provide timely information on potential environmental links to breast cancer and an update on the BCERPís ongoing research.
Continuing medical education credits are available to nurses who participate in this forum.