Session 13. Breast Cancer

The Physicians Committee

Session 13. Breast Cancer

Aim: To help participants understand how foods influence the risk of developing breast cancer and how diet can help after diagnosis.


  • Attendance sheet
  • Chapter 13: Breast Cancer from Nutrition Education Curriculum DVD
  • AV equipment to show DVD
  • Extension cord
  • Large writing surface and writing tool
  • Paper/pens for group members

Welcome and Introductions:

  • Pass around attendance sheet.
  • Ask participants (one by one) to discuss their successes and challenges of the past week.


DVD (13:38): “Foods and Breast Cancer Survival” from Eating Right for Cancer Survival: Disc 2, Show 8

Lecture and Discussion (15 minutes): Which foods help fight cancer?

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