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Kathleen Arcaro, PhD

  • Speaker Type: ABM Conference 2016
  • Country: USA
Biography:

Kathleen Arcaro, Ph.D. is a professor of Environmental Toxicology at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She received a BS from Douglass College, a PhD from Rutgers University and conducted postdoctoral research at both the State University of New York at Albany and the Wadsworth Laboratories of the New York State Department of Health. For the last decade Dr. Arcaro has been studying breastmilk as a means of understanding how environmental exposures and lifestyle choices can affect the development of breast cancer. Her current breastmilk research program is focused on using DNA methylation in breastmilk to accurately assess breast cancer risk and as a tool for early detection. Dr. Arcaro’s research on the epigenetics of cells in breast milk has been funded by the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program, the Avon Foundation for Women, and the National Institutes of Health. http://www.vasci.umass.edu/research-faculty/kathleen-f-arcaro http://www.breastmilkresearch.org/

CE Library Presentation(s) Available Online:
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Using Breastmilk to Study Breast Cancer Risk
Following this session, participants will be able to describe the relationship between breast cancer and breastfeeding, critique literature in the field, and assess how changing demographics and culture may impact breast cancer rates.
Presentations: 22  |  Hours / CE Credits: 13.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 0.75 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation
Watch Today!
View Lecture
Note: Currently only available through a bundled series of lectures
Using Breastmilk to Study Breast Cancer Risk
Following this session, participants will be able to describe the relationship between breast cancer and breastfeeding, critique literature in the field, and assess how changing demographics and culture may impact breast cancer rates.
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 0.75  |  Viewing Time: 2 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 0.75 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation