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Dr. Hayes-Lattin appointed to CDC advisory committee

Brandon Hayes-Lattin, M.D., has accepted an invitation to join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women, a federal advisory committee established by the Affordable Care Act.

According to CDC Director Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., the committee will help the CDC develop evidence-based approaches to advance understanding and awareness of breast cancer among young women.

"I am thrilled and honored to join this committee and participate in a national effort to develop initiatives to increase knowledge of breast health and breast cancer among women," said Dr. Hayes-Lattin. "The committee will focus particularly on those women who are under the age of 40 and those at heightened risk for developing the disease. I am humbled to be among this group of experts, and am encouraged by the CDC’s dedication to the unique challenges of young adults who have cancer."

Read the official news release about the announcement. 

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