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Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
Breast Cancer040710
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  • 1. Breast Cancer
    Design for the Majority
    Improving Healthcare in Rural China
    Chris Driscoll | NourDiab | Katherine Lee
  • 2. The case
    Rates of breast cancer in China are now as low as 12.8/100,000 women
    The Journal of the National Cancer Institute predicts that 100/100,000 of women aged 55-69 by 2021
    This trend is attributed to poor diet, increased exposure to pollution, and growing use of alcohol and tobacco products
  • 3. Our goals
    Education
    Raise awareness of the conditions and causes of breast cancer
    Prevention
    Offer resources for prevention and early diagnosis
    Support
    Provide a community or support system for patients and families dealing with breast cancer
  • 4. The challenges
    Effective strategies for dispersal of public information in rural areas
    Palatable approach to promoting healthful diet/lifestyle habits within the financial constraints of the target market
    Development of low-cost screening options and access infrastructure for rural communities
  • 5. Research findings
    Lack of information in rural areas on this and other healthcare issues
    BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation gives a high correlation with breast cancer sufferers
    Lifestyle and diet closely linked
    Self breast exams, x-ray/digital mammography, MRI routine for identification and treatment
  • 6. Research Methodology
    Expert Interviews
    NY-based oncologist
    GE Imaging Technologies – China (via Ji Ping)
    Governmental development officer – QA for healthcare programs
    UK  Ethiopia, Pakistan
  • 7. Our proposals
    Education – Public Information Campaign
    diet
    exercise
    self-detection
    Preventive care
    screening
    Patient Support
    clinical information
    support community
  • 8. Proposal
    Mobile Clinic
    2 technicians
    Private patient care rooms
    Satellite connection/wi-fi for data collection
    Primary care
    Vaccination
    Treatment for simple/curable diseases
    Basic check-up
    Health education/awareness campaigns
    X-ray/Mammogram
    Portable U/S
    Telemedicine capabilities for further guidance/data analysis
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  • 11. Why Use Shipping Containers?
    • Sustainable
    • 12. low-cost
    • 13. adaptability (stationary/mobile) for situational flexibility
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  • 17. Thanks
    Questions/comments?
  • 18. References
    General Research
    http://www.alive.com
    http://www.healthcastle.com/breast_cancer_diet.shtml
    cancer.ucsf.edu/crc/nutrition_breast.pdf
    http://www.breastcancer.org/risk/everyone/nutrition/
    Statistical Research
    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21568058/
    D.T.I.
    http://www.drbruceshelton.com/alternative-health-care/thermography.html
    Community Support
    http://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/AfterTreatment.html
    http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp
    On Self-Testing for Cancer
    http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2407/6/215
    Mobile Research
    http://www.emergingfutureslab.com/perspective_20/2008/08/tomorrow-the-mo.html
    http://www.csreurope.org/news.php?action=show_news&news_id=957&type=

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