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Looking Upstream for Environmental Links to Breast Cancer
Date: Saturday, May 12, 2007
Time: 8 a.m. - Noon
Location: Genome Research Institute, 2180 E. Galbraith Rd., in Reading

Description:

The Cincinnati Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Center (BCERC) presents its third annual community program, “Looking Upstream for Environmental Links to Breast Cancer,” Saturday, May 12, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Genome Research Institute, 2180 E. Galbraith Rd., in Reading. Open to the public, the forum provides timely information on environmental factors that may impact breast development and health.

Keynote speaker Marcia Herman-Giddens, DrPH, adjunct professor of maternal and child health at the University of North Carolina, will discuss “Too Much Too Soon: Puberty, Environment and the Collapse of Cultural Boundaries Defining Childhood.” Also featured are updates on the continuing research of the Cincinnati Breast Cancer and Environment Research Center, an overview of the potential endocrine-disrupting effects of the chemical bisphenol A found in common plastics, and an examination of water quality regulation and monitoring in the United States. The $15 registration includes a buffet breakfast, educational materials and free parking.

For more information:

Contact (513) 558-0854 or growingupfemale@uc.edu

Related Links:

http://www.eh.uc.edu/growingupfemale

Fees:

$15 registration fee



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