Dr. Shana O. Ntiri (Medical Director at Baltimore City Cancer Program) and April Watts discuss breast cancers risks, stats and more.
Brielle Fisher and her grandmother, both local to Baltimore, share their personal breast cancer survivor stories.
Breast cancer rates among African-American women under the age of 35 are two times higher than White women under age 35.
Avon Foundation for Women data found that nationally Black women were 43 percent more likely to die from this disease.
I was a typical, multi-tasking miracle-working, taking-care-of-everyone superhero Black woman when I was diagnosed with Stage 3A Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
Paulette Leaphart, a cast member in Beyoncé‘s visual album and artistic triumph Lemonade, left her hometown of Biloxi, Mississippi, on April 30th determined to walk the 1,034 miles to Washington, D.C. — and she did it topless. The daring move was intended to make a statement to Congress about breast cancer. The single mother-of-eight was diagnosed with Stage 2 […]
Paulette Leaphart his finally arrived in Washington D.C. after setting out on a mission to walk from Biloxi, Mississipi, to the Nation’s Capitol to talk about health care reform and raise breast cancer awareness. The breast cancer survivor set foor in D.C. on June 27, just under two months from the day she left home […]
Paulette Leaphart had a double mastectomy in 2014 after being diagnosed with breast cancer. That moment sparked her journey as not only a breast cancer survivor, but an activist. Leaphart decided that her diagnosis would not define her. So she put on her running shoes in an attempt to bring awareness to the fight against cancer. Paulette walked […]
Can we talk? Like, really talk? About breasts! Breast cancer awareness isn’t just reserved for October. Practicing great breast health is a lifestyle and the…
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