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Sunday is National Cancer Survivors Day, a day set aside to “demonstrate that life after a cancer diagnosis can be a reality.” In honor of this day, we spoke with Shyrea Thompson, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives at Susan G. …

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Thousands of women (and men) are banding together to share their stories and fight to find a cure for breast cancer. With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, social media activists have sought to maintain a culture of awareness for the better -- and sometimes the worse.

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Roland Martin talks with Dr. Janna Andrews and singer Kelly Price about breast cancer’s impact on Black women. White women are more likely to get a diagnosis, but the disease is more likely to end in death for Black women — 41 percent more likely, according to the CDC, said Andrews. “When black women are getting […]

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In case you were wondering about the status of breast cancer, the following statistics were provided by the Northeast Ohio affiliate of Komen for the Cure.

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From Stltoday.com:

A new study finds that African ancestry is linked to a more aggressive type of cancer that is more deadly.

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