Komen Scholar Event

“A Night of Hope”
Komen Scholar Event:

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Research
with 
Dr. Abenaa Brewster

Thursday, March 7, 2019
5:30 pm – 8 pm

Moncrief Cancer Institute
400 West Magnolia Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas, United States, 76104

Join us for a cocktail reception and presentation featuring Dr. Abenaa Brewster as she discusses her triple negative breast cancer research.

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About Dr. Abenaa Brewster

Abenaa Brewster, M.D., M.H.S.
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Dr. Abenaa Brewster is a tenured Professor in the Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention at MD Anderson Cancer Center and has an adjunct appointment in the Department of Epidemiology. She is a medical oncologist in the Nellie B. Connally Breast Center and her clinical interest is the management of breast cancer.

Her research is focused on investigating clinical and biological factors that affect breast cancer risk and survival. She is particularly interested in health disparities and has identified several potential causes for the poorer survival of obese and African American and Hispanic women with breast cancer.

As a Susan G. Komen Scholar, Dr. Brewster also works with the breast cancer advocacy community to provide education about breast cancer disparities and prevention and to develop new strategies to improve access to early screening and diagnosis to improve the overall health of women.

 

Presented By

William E. Scott Foundation

UNTHSC Foundation

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