University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Taste for the Cure 2013

October 5, 2013, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Jewish Community Center
3200 California Street
San Francisco, CA

The UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center is once again hosting this very popular annual day of discovery, which focuses on exploring the impact, that food and science have on breast health. The event includes healthy food tastings offered by local chefs, nutritional information, and easy, healthful recipes.

Two expert panels will feature interactive discussions among UCSF breast cancer specialists on a variety of topics for breast cancer survivors of any age. Visual displays detailing the current work of Breast Care Center researchers regarding breast health and breast cancer will be available for viewing and representatives from the Breast Care Center will be on hand to answer questions. 

This event is free and open to the public. Give Breast Cancer the Boot and Square Meals are event partners.
10:00 am Scientific posters • Tastings • Resource information
11:00 am Risk-based screening
Beth Crawford, MS, Bob Hiatt, MD, PhD, Laura van't Veer, PhD,
Colin Wells, MD, Elad Ziv, MD
Moderator: Laura Esserman, MD, MBA
12:00 pm Scientific posters • Tastings • Resource information
12:30 pm Cooking demonstration
Alison Mountford, owner Square Meals
1:00 pm New approaches to care and reducing side effects
Michael Alvarado, MD, Jo Chien, MD, Elly Cohen, PhD,
Anand Dhruva, MD, Hope Rugo, MD
Moderator: Laura Esserman, MD, MBA
2:00 pm Closing remarks, Laura Esserman, MD, MBA

There will be resource information and representatives on hand from:

-          Athena Breast Health Network
-          The Ida and Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center
-          Friend to Friend Gift Shop
-          Bay Area Young Survivors (BAYS)
-          Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
-          Breast Oncology Program Advocates

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