Breast cancer is the leading cancer diagnosed in women worldwide – accounting for one in four new cancer cases. In Australia alone, over 17,000 women were diagnosed with the disease last year.                   

Research suggests lifestyle changes linked to industrialisation, together with shifting reproductive patterns, are driving up incident rates worldwide. With almost one quarter of cases being diagnosed before the age of 50, a greater emphasis must be placed on early prevention to reduce the global burden of breast cancer.

Join us as distinguished epidemiologist and public health expert Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH, FAFPHM from Washington University delves into how lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise and weight gain/loss can impact or reduce the risk of breast cancer in ourselves, our children and even our grandchildren.

Cost: Tickets $20 per person (includes drinks and canapés served pre and post lecture)

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