Environmental Exposures in Girls increase Breast Cancer Risks

In this short video published 29 August 2011 by UC San Francisco (UCSF), Zena Werb – PhD, founding member of the Bay Area Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Center (BABCERC) – and breast cancer advocates discuss research goals and an award winning, 15-minute animated video, called the “The Breast Biologues,” which helps explain to a general audience what researchers want to know about breast development, environmental exposures and breast cancer. Werb was a scientific consultant for the video project.

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We want to help women with breast cancer. Not someday. Today. Because the rent is due. Groceries need to be bought. Hospital parking. And lost wages during treatment and recovery add to the cost of living. And despite billions raised to find a cure, many of the 23,000 Canadians diagnosed with breast cancer this year – need financial help right now.

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