Professors on bikes raise awareness of breast cancer

2014-06-1810:30 to 12:00Campus Solna

Be here when the surgeons and researchers Mikael Hartman and Philip Iau arrive in Stockholm, after a 20,000 km motorcycle journey that took them across 17 countries. They started the journey at their workplace at the National University of Singapore, and after three months, they are finally reaching their targeted destination - Karolinska Institutet! 

  • Reception at the entrance of Karolinska Institutet, Solna Campus: 10.30 am.
  • Time for the seminar: 11.00 am – 12.00 am, Atrium, Nobels väg 12 B, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

Come join us as they share how they raise breast cancer awareness in the countries that they visited, and their encounters with some of the brave breast cancer survivors. 

Invitation as pdf.

Read an interview with Mikael and Philip.

Seminar programme 

Welcome and introduction. Jan Carlstedt-Duke, professor and chair of the Karolinska Institutet international strategy group.

Breast cancer risk and prognosis. Kamila Czene, professor in cancer epidemiology, Per Hall, professor in radiation epidemiology.

Dramatic increase of breast cancer in Asia. Mikael Hartman, associate professor, National University of Singapore, senior consultant, Breast and Trauma Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore.

Philanthropy policies in Singapore vs. Sweden. Jan Carlstedt-Duke.

The Long Ride: How did it go?  Mikael Hartman and Philip Iau.


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