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Mobile clinic breast_cancer_research_proposal_

  1. 1. Parsons, The New School for Design MFA Design and Technology | Design for the Majority, 2010 Professors: Benjamin Bacon & Ji-Ping Chang
  2. 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. 3. our goals Educational to raise awareness of breast cancer Preventive to offer resources for prevention and early diagnosis Supportive to provide support for patients with breast cancer
  4. 4. methodology Primary Findings: •  Lack of healthcare information in rural areas •  Lifestyle and diet closely linked to breast cancer •  Self breast exams, x-ray/digital mammography, MRI routine for identification and treatment Expert Interviews: •  Oncologist – New York •  GE Imaging Technologies – China •  UK government development officer •  QA for healthcare programs – Ethiopia, Pakistan
  5. 5. proposal
  6. 6. mobile clinic: •  accommodating •  self-sustaining •  mobile •  modular
  7. 7. tele-consultation
  8. 8. 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 h-p://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=
  9. 9. thank you

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