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  • 1. Parsons, The New School for Design MFA Design and Technology | Design for the Majority, 2010 Professors: Benjamin Bacon & Ji-Ping Chang
  • 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 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. 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. proposal
  • 6. mobile clinic: •  accommodating •  self-sustaining •  mobile •  modular
  • 7. tele-consultation
  • 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. thank you