Breast Cancer and Women of African descent.
Plus Q &A with Sister Abi and Marina a Breast Cancer Survivor
Thursday 12 May 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
Entry: Free only if you book in advance over 18's only
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