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Taste for the Cure: A Taste of Science (Day 1)

Saturday, October 16, 2021 9am to 11am

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An event to explore the impact of both food and science on breast health presented by the UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center. Full event information at

Day 1

  • 9:00 AM Introduction
  • 9:10 AM How the knowledge of background risk informs screening, choice of treatment, and order of treatment.
    Panelists: Alan Ashworth, PhD, FRS, Hope Rugo, MD, Fraser Symmans, MD, Lisa Madlensky, PhD
    Moderator: Laura Esserman, MD, MBA
  • 9:55 AM Breast Care Center Clinical Studies Flash Talks-Part One
    Presenters: UCSF Research Coordinators
    • Introduction by Laura Esserman, MD, MBA
    • Redefining what is cancer in 2022: Is it time to re-think the way we make diagnoses?
      Teddy Hill
    • I-SPY 2.2: A personalized medicine clinical trial to learn about new drugs and optimize treatments for each patient.
      Jaeyoon Cha
    • Why are we excited about offering women the opportunity to safely have less chemotherapy in the setting of high-risk breast cancer?
      Ebun Olunuga
    • Why we need new approaches for hormone positive breast cancer (both ductal and lobular cancers).
      Julissa Molina-Vega
    • Patient quality of life measures: what do they mean and how can they help us?
      Kaylee Blevins
    • One Source 2021: Integrating clinical care and research in the clinic.
      Anna Northrop
    • When a critical health decision needs to be made, who needs a scribe: Patients or physicians?
      Eliza Hearst
    • Navigating the new UCSF BCC website to get all the information you need when you need it.
      Ananya Mittal
  • 10:15 AM Zumba Exercise Class
    Instructors: Angie Shin and Judy Young, MPH
  • 10:35 AM Normal Breast Tissue Organoids Reveal Prevention Drugs
    Presenter: Jennifer Rosenbluth, MD, PhD
  • 10:45 AM Closing Remarks

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