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Stars in Nutrition & Cancer

A Family Based Approach to Breast Cancer Prevention

Star Speaker

Olufunmilayo Olopade, MD
Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor in Medicine and Human Genetics
Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
Director, Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics
The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Meeting Date

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

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Meeting Materials

Meeting Time

3:00 pm- 5:00 pm
3:00 Opening Remarks by Dr. John Niederhuber, Director, NCI
3:15 Lecture and Discussion

Meeting Location

Lipsett Amphitheater
Building 10
NIH Main Campus
Bethesda, MD

Meeting Objectives

  • To understand familial aspects of breast cancer;
  • To understand the contribution of high risk alleles and low penetrant genes;
  • To emphasize primary prevention strategies for familial breast cancer; and
  • To explore interventions for breast cancer prevention, including lifestyle and nutritional approaches.

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