A Conversation on Young Black Women and Breast Cancer Risk
- A Conversation on Young Black Women and Breast Cancer Risk
- Did you know that young Black women are at risk for an aggressive type of breast cancer?
Feb 28, 2013
from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
|Where||City Kitchen, located near University Mall|
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Come learn more as UNC Epidemiologist Dr. Melissa Troester leads a Carolina Science Café conversation on emerging research about young African American women’s susceptibility to an aggressive breast cancer subtype and the influences that put them at greater risk.
The Carolina Science Café will be held at City Kitchen, located near University Mall in Chapel Hill. There’s plenty of parking, and this site is located on the F and G free UNC bus routes. Light refreshments will be served.
Dr. Troester is Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Principal Investigator for the UNC Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program. Her research focuses on the epidemiology of breast cancer, genomics of normal breast tissue, and breast cancer microenvironment
This Carolina Science Café is sponsored by the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, the UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility and the Society of Sigma Xi at UNC-Chapel Hill.