Monday, August 10, 2009

Doctor Journeys to Ghana for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Clues

Dr. Lisa Newman travels 16 hours from Michigan to Ghana in search of cancer clues. She collaborates with other doctors to find the origins of triple negative breast cancer. Women most affected by TNBC are younger, pre-menopausal and of African ancestry. Dr. Newman is conducting ground breaking research on the possible link between Ghanaian women and African-American women with TNBC. It's stories like this that make me excited to go to Medical School and become a doctor.