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Interview

Abstract

Over the past several years, Dr. Kristen Abatsis McHenry, a Spelman faculty member of the Comparative Women’s Studies department has traveled across the country to speak with institutions and individuals highly entrenched in cancer advocacy like the Komen Foundation. McHenry’s research centers on both the pink and green aspects of the breast cancer movement in the United States and critically addresses the consumer-based activism visible in breast cancer advocacy. Dr. McHenry engaged in a conversation about her new book, The Green Solution to Breast Cancer: The Promise of Prevention, and research with Naija Brown, a managing editor at Continuum. As a comparative women’s studies major and aspiring physician, Naija has spent a great deal of time investigating women’s health disparities.

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