The Cincinnati Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Center (BCERC) will host its fourth annual public forum on the environment and canceró"Looking Upstream for Environmental Links to Breast Cancer." The event is a resource for anyone who wants to understand how the environment can impact their risk for cancer. Author Nancy Evans will give the keynote address.
Evans was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1991, and became a leader in the grassroots breast cancer movement. A health science writer and editor with more than 30 years of experience, she is health science consultant for the Breast Cancer Fund and the original editor of State of the Evidence: What is the Connection Between the Environment and Breast Cancer? She is also co-producer with Allie Light and Irving Saraf of the documentary films "Rachelís Daughters: Searching for the Causes of Breast Cancer," "Children and Asthma," and "Good Food, Bad Food: Obesity in American Children."
Registration for the event is $15 and includes breakfast, educational materials and parking. Space is limited and registration is requested by May 9. Nursing continuing education credits are pending. For more information, visit www.eh.uc.edu/growingupfemale.