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Posted: April 17, 2010

Watch Channel 11, Listen to WBAP for breast cancer study report

DSC_0115.jpg Watch CBS Channel 11 at 5 p.m. today and listen to WBAP to learn of new results from a study conducted by the Health Science Center on breast cancer in South Dallas.

Kathryn Cardarelli, PhD and director of the Center for Community Health, will share findings from an eight-week breast health education program targeted at women over age 39 who live in South Dallas.

The study was funded by the National Cancer Institute and focused on:

* educating African American women about breast cancer and screening methods;
* understanding values and beliefs regarding cancer prevention; and
* increasing the number of women screened for breast cancer.


If you are with the media and need additional information or would like to arrange an interview,
please contact Jeff Carlton, Director of Media Relations, at 817-735-7630.


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