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How can we predict and prevent breast cancer now?

Public Outreach Event

Friday 23rd October 2020

To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Manchester Breast Centre (MBC) hosted an online event to share the latest scientific developments with members of the public. This seminar is the first in a new series of MBC public engagement events, and focused on the risk factors and prevention of breast cancer.



Introduction and welcome, Prof Rob Clarke

How do I examine my breasts? What happens at a breast clinic? Prof Cliona Kirwan

How do we predict the risk of breast cancer and why is it important? Prof Gareth Evans

What type of clinical approaches can be used to prevent breast cancer? Dr Sacha Howell

What are the benefits of breast feeding? Prof Charles Streuli

Q&A panel discussion, Dr Ahmet Ucar




Date:  08 February 202212:30
Speaker:  Thomas Hughes
From:  University of Leeds
Title:  Molecular mechanisms of chemoresistance in breast cancer
Host:  Rob Clarke
Date:  01 March 202200:00
Speaker:  Toral Guthani
From:  Oxford
Title:  TBC
Host:  Cliona Kirwan
Date:  22 March 202200:00
Speaker:  Andrew Holding & Katherine Bridge
From:  University of York
Title:  TBC
Host:  Rob Clarke