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

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