Press Release

NASA’s Marshall Center To Mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct. 1 with Speaker, Vendor Fair

By SpaceRef Editor
September 30, 2009
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What: NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will mark National Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Oct. 1 with its sixth annual Breast Cancer Awareness Program. The event will include a guest speaker and a vendor fair featuring local agencies and support groups that provide information about breast cancer.

Who: Dr. Marshall T. Schreeder, a medical oncologist at Clearview Cancer Institute in Huntsville, will speak about breast cancer genomics — research focused on the study of cancer and human DNA.

When/Where: Thursday, Oct. 1

Vendor exhibits: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Building 4200 lobby

Program: 9:45-11 a.m., Building 4200, Morris Auditorium

To attend: News media interested in covering the event should contact the Marshall Public & Employee Communications Office at 256-544-0034 no later than 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30. Media must report to the Redstone Arsenal Joint Visitor Control Center at Gate 9, Interstate 565 interchange at Rideout Road/Research Park Boulevard. Vehicles are subject to a security search at the gate. News media will need two photo identifications and proof of car insurance. Visitor parking is available in front of Building 4200 on the southwest side.

SpaceRef staff editor.