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Discussing Environmental Factors And Breast Cancer In Advance Of An Upcoming Forum

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Daily environmental factors, such as chemical exposure through food and products, play a role in a woman?'s likelihood of developing breast cancer. The University of Cincinnati Center for Environmental Genetics and the Breast Cancer Registry of Greater Cincinnati board are hosting an event, ?Looking Upstream for Better Breast  Health,? to discuss environment and breast cancer.

Breast cancer survivors, their families and friends are all invited to hear about new research that aids in improving breast health.

Joining us for a preview of the event and to explain how environmental factors affect breast cancer are Deputy Director of the UC Center for Environmental Genetics, Program Leader of the Cincinnati Cancer Center and UC Epidemiology Professor, Dr. Susan Pinney, and UC Epidemiology Clinical Research Coordinator, Victoria Straughn.

?Looking Upstream for Breast Cancer Health? takes place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, March 5, on the UC Reading Campus, 2189 E. Galbraith Road. 

For information and comparisons of sun screen products, visit the environmental working group Skin Deep or allure.