Affordable Health Care Act Has High Stakes For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Healthcare advocates and community outreach workers are deeply concerned about dire consequences for persons affected by a breast cancer diagnosis if the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) is dismantled. Continue Reading →

Remember To Schedule A Mammogram During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

NYC Health + Hospitals today reminded New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis to schedule screening mammograms and other breast cancer screenings as the system observes Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Continue Reading →

Two-Time Cancer Survivor Offers You Have Breast Cancer, Now What?

Wife and mom, Christine Shields Corrigan, knows a thing or two about resilience as she winds her way through a breast cancer diagnosis at age forty-nine. Continue Reading →

Sheryl Lee Ralph And Others Create Short Films For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On July 25th, 2020, producer Tressa Azarel Smallwood of MegaMind Media in partnership with BET HER launched the first rollout of four female-centric original short films. Continue Reading →

Breast Cancer Surgery And Its Post-Treatment

Getting diagnosed with breast cancer is a difficult piece of news for anyone to hear. However, on a slightly positive note, there have been tremendous advancements made in terms of breast cancer treatment in the past few years. Continue Reading →

Study Links Permanent Hair Dye And Straightening To Breast Cancer, Particularly Among Black Women

A new study from the National Institutes of Health finds that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners are at a higher risk of developing breast cancer — and the risk is particularly high for black women. Continue Reading →


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