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Looking Upstream for Environmental Links to Breast Cancer
Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
Time: 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: UC Reading Campus


Join the UC Cancer Institute, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and communitiy breast cancer advocates for the 10th annual public education forum "Looking Upstream for Environmental Links to Breast Cancer" being held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 12, on the UC Reading Campus.

This forum, presented by the Cincinnati Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program (BCERP) and the Breast Cancer Registry of Greater Cincinnati (BCRGC), provides timely information on potential environmental links to breast cancer and an update on the BCERP’s ongoing research. The Cincinnati BCERP puberty study is one of the national projects funded by the National Cancer Institute and National Institute of
Environmental Health Sciences.

A buffet breakfast and educational materials are included in the $20 registration fee. Contact hours will be awarded to nurses who attend the entire program and complete an evaluation tool. Parking is free.


8:00 a.m.: Registration & Breakfast with the Experts

8:30 a.m.: Welcome from Gail Greenburg, Cincinnati BCERP, COTC

8:45 a.m.:  "The Growing Up Female Project: To Infinity and Beyond," presented by Frank Biro, MD, Cincinnati BCERP, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati Cancer Center

9:25 a.m.: "Puberty Study: Ten Years of Travel from Research to Public Health and Back Again," presented by Susan Pinney, PhD, Cincinnati BCERP, University of Cincinnati, UC Cancer Institute, Cincinnati Cancer Center

10:05 a.m.: Break

10:15 a.m.:  "Community Advocacy: What Success Looks Like," presented by Karen Miller, President, Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition; Laura Weinberg, President, Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition

11:15 a.m.:  "Advocacy: Care, Share, Learn, Go," presented by Karen Miller, President, Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition; Laura Weinberg, President, Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition; Banita Bailey, Pink Ribbon Girls, Cincinnati, OH; Gail Johnson, Breast Cancer Registry of Greater Cincinnati 

Noon: Closing Remarks and Evaluation

12:15 p.m.: Peggy Monroe, Cincinnati BCERP, COTC

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$20 registration fee

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