Weight Control and Exercise for Breast Cancer Prevention


Portrait of Anne McTiernan,  M.D., Ph.D.Anne McTiernan, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Professor
University of Washington Schools of Medicine and Public Health
Full Faculty Member
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington

Meeting Objectives

  • To understand the associations between weight and exercise in breast cancer risk;
  • To comprehend the effects of weight loss and exercise on biomarkers of breast cancer risk; and
  • To recognize the needs for additional research on weight, exercise, and breast cancer prevention.

This event is open to the public, registration is not required.

About the Stars in Nutrition & Cancer lecture series

This lecture series features extraordinary contributors or "stars" in the field of cancer and nutrition research. Speakers highlight the important role that nutrition plays in modifying cancer development. Past lectures are videotaped and available for viewing.

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