Sisters Network: Breast Cancer 5K Walk

Image Credit: Sisters Network Inc.   The Sisters Network is a national African American breast cancer survivorship organization. The mission of the Sisters Network is to raise awareness of the devastating impact breast cancer has on the African American community. Did you know? The breast cancer mortality rate for African American women is 36% higher than white women. […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  As is the case for so many women who regularly obtain check-ups, my gynecologist suggested that I receive my first baseline mammogram at age 35. I was still nursing my youngest child at that time, and we put it off until she had been weaned for a full year because breast tissue is much […]