Breast Cancer and Women of African descent. Plus Q &A with Sister Abi
and Marina a Breast Cancer Survivor
Thursday 8 July 7.00pm to 9.00pm (arrive early)
Science Museums Dana Centre 165 Queens Gate, London SW5:
Tube: South Kensington/Gloucester Roadon District/Circle.Piccadilly line
Bring pen and pad and be on time www.danacentre.org.uk
The Dana Centre and café are licensed premises open only to those aged 18 or over. Arrive early to enjoy a wide variety of delicious food and drink in our air-conditioned d.café.
This presentation by Sister Abi aims to empower women with information to help defeat breast cancer. It will cover:
* 5 steps you can take to reduce your risk ,
* How not breast feeding can increase your risk
* What food and lifestyles increase liability
* The signs that ensure early detection.
* How such information is made difficult to access (there has only ever been one study on how cancer affects black women in the UK)
Sister Abi holds a first degree in Medical Bio-chemistry, a masters in Clinical bio-chemistry and is pursuing another masters in Public Health. She is currently Programme Manager for an infomatics project for a major cancer charity. She has been featured on Colourful Radio and will be in the next edition of the New African Woman magazine for her cancer prevention work.