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Disease expert to discuss history of breast cancer in U. S., Oct. 21.

"Living at Risk: Breast Cancer in Early 20th-Century United States" is the title of a lecture by Dr. Robert Aronowitz to be presented at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in 300 Wallace Hall. Aronowitz is completing a book on the history of breast cancer risk from 1900 to the present.

Aronowitz's central research interests are in the history of diseases of the 20th century, epidemiology and population health. He continues to practice medicine, holding a joint appointment with the University of Pennsylvania medical school's family practice and community medicine department. He is the author of "Making Sense of Illness: Science, Society, and Disease."

The lecture is sponsored by the Center for Health and Wellbeing .

Contact: Lauren Robinson-Brown (609) 258-3601

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