Community Input Needed for Marin Breast Cancer Studies

Residents urged to share ideas about their environment.

Marin Breast Cancer Watch, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the University of California at San Francisco are collaborating on new research to look at the possible role of environmental factors in the incidence of breast cancer in Marin County.

This group is asking for community input to help generate ideas for the research. What do you think? Share ideas. Share information. Share thoughts about possible past and current environmental risk factors and breast cancer.

Join the Effort. Share information About Your Environment.

Who:
People concerned about breast cancer in Marin County.

What:
Share information and contribute to community research studies about the environment and breast cancer.

Kinds of Information to Consider (both historic and current):

  • General Environment: Soil, Air, and Water
  • Local Environment: Home, Workplace, Recreational Areas
  • Personal Environment: Food, Drinks, Cosmetics, Medicines

Confidentiality Assured:
All information that you provide will be kept confidential and anonymous. Only your ideas will be saved.

Your name, address, phone number, and other identifying information will not be saved. Please avoid giving identifying information if possible, including current health status.

How Will Your Ideas be Used?
Your input will be studied by a team of academic and community researchers. The information will be used to help determine topics for breast cancer research studies.

Ways to Share Information:

Click HERE to complete the Marin Environmental Data Study survey.