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Tangled In Pink – The Politics of Breast Cancer Research

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First Wednesday: Conversations with Byllye and Ngina Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 2 p.m. EST on BlogTalkRadio Special Guests: Breast Health Advocate Zora Brown and Breast Health Expert Lovell Jones, M.D. Click Here to Listen What are the politics of breast cancer research? Join Byllye and Ngina, the hosts of “First Wednesday,” on Wednesday, October 6, at 2 p.m EST as they seek to answer this important question with nationally-respected breast health advocate Zora Brown and a co-founder of the Intercultural Cancer Council, the nation’s largest multicultural health policy group, Dr. Lovell Jones. In December 2009, many in the public health community were alarmed by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended guidelines for breast cancer screenings. Why? Because of the potential impact the recommendations could have on the health of Black women. Join us on Wednesday, October 6, at 2 p.m. EST to learn more! This show will challenge our previous understanding of breast health research and inspire change in the science of research. Zora Brown and Dr. Lovell Jones want to hear from you. Share your comments and questions with them by summiting them prior to the show at asktheexpert@blackwomenshealth.org or asking them live on the radio by calling 646-381-4662 beginning at 2 p.m. EST. Click here to listen