Merone bravely tells her story as she undergoes chemotherapy and prepares for her mastectomy.
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 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 […]
According to researchers, denser breasts make it harder to detect cancer in a mammogram because non-cancerous fatty cells could show up as white on a mammogram, the same as cancerous fatty cells.
Opting for grilled chicken or seafood this summer may save a woman’s life. According to the result of a 20-year study, women who ate the…
For years and years and years now, women have used two particular pieces of fruit to define their body shape – and, to a certain…