UNC Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program

 
The UNC Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program in the Gillings School of Global Public Health works to understand how environmental influences like obesity affect the susceptibility to basal-like breast cancer and to inform premenopausal African American women of that risk.
 

 

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Remembering Dr. Keith Amos - UNC has lost a dear colleague. Dr. Keith Amos died suddenly in Edinburgh, Scotland, while on a Dr. Claude Organ, Jr., Travel Award from the American College of Surgeons. We all hold in our thoughts his wife, Ahaji, and their three young daughters.More…


UNC BCERP Principal Investigator, Dr. Melissa Troester, leads discussion on breast cancer risk among young black women – More…

 



 

Research spotlights
 
Study examines black women’s perceptions about breast cancer - More…
 
Study: Junk food diets spur inflammation more than saturated fats aloneMore…