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 October 2011: Dr. Anderson meets with colleagues from Shanghai CDC

 
Wu Fan, MD, Director of the Shanghai CDC (lower right); Yuan Dong, Director of the Office of International Cooperation (upper) right); Ying Zheng, MD, Head of the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control (upper left); Benjamin O. Anderson, MD (lower left)

 June 2011 Announcement!

 

 SHANGHAI CDC AND FRED HUTCHINSON CANCER RESEARCH CENTER ESTABLISH

SHANGHAI BREAST HEALTH RESOURCE CENTER

First “learning laboratory” of the Hutchinson Center-based

Breast Health Global Initiative in China. 

The two organizations formalize ongoing relationship by signing a collaboration agreement, the first such agreement between the Shanghai CDC and a U.S. cancer research center. 

 

 Pilot Research Project, Indonesia

Early Breast Cancer Detection through Clinical Breast Examination Training For Midwives in rural Jakarta, Indonesia

Twenty five midwives in 6 primary health care clinics received training to perform clinical breast examination and teach women breast self-examination.  The pilot study lead by Kardinah, MD, Dhamais Cancer Hospital is in its second year of a two year study to determine if this intervention can result in breast cancers being diagnosed at an earlier stage.

 
 

 Shanghai Breast Health Resource Center

 
Ying Zheng, MD and Wu Fan, MD in front of poster announcing the Shanghai Breast Health Resource Center

 Links

  News Release! Shanghai CDC and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center establish Shanghai Breast Health Resource Center
  Read more about BHGI's work in Asia