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05.27.16

Climb Against the Odds 2016 – Meet the Climbers – Sarah Lockenmeyer

Sarah, who lives in Oakland, climbs to honor her mother who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 38 when Sarah was just 16. Sarah went on to study alternative ways to work with traditional breast cancer treatment earning a certificate as a Holistic Nutritional Therapist. She also became a yoga instructor and ... Read more...

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Janet Gray, Ph.D.

Janet Gray, Ph.D.

Dr. Janet Gray, editor of the 2008 and 2010 editions of the Breast Cancer Fund's groundbreaking report, State of the Evidence, has provided access to and clearer understanding of the complex science linking breast cancer to chemicals and radiation.

Janet, a Professor of Psychology and Director of the Program in Science, Technology and Society (STS) at Vassar College, has a background in behavioral neuroscience. Her laboratory research has focused on the effects of estrogens and mixed antiestrogens, especially tamoxifen, on brain activity and behavior.

In recent years, her research and writing focus has turned toward engaging the public in the complex issues surrounding breast cancer and environmental risks. As part of her work in this arena, she led a multidisciplinary group of students and professionals in the development of a widely distributed interactive CD that explores the scientific literature on breast cancer and environmental risks, released in 2006. An updated Web version of the CD was released in the spring of 2008.

It was after the release of the CD that Janet signed on as editor of the fifth edition (2008) of the Breast Cancer Fund's State of the Evidence: The Connection Between Breast Cancer and the Environment. She also authored the sixth edition (2010).