breast cancer awareness

  Join us for an important discussion about 3D mammography and breast screenings, overcoming the cultural barriers that prevent open dialogue among Black women about health, and addressing the impact of Super Woman syndrome on Black women’s preventive and routine care.

As we celebrate breast cancer awareness month, we talked to Dr. Kimberly Lee And Nurse Dina Lansey about cancer. From the way that cancer can weigh on the family, to what steps people should take after the moment they hear “you have cancer.” Dr. Lee and Nurse Lansey shed light on what type of questions you […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Today’s show is dedicated to honoring those who are fighting the disease, remembering those lost their battles, and informing people about the disease and what you can do to stay healthy. We we’re joined by Nurse Dina Linsey, M.S.N, R.N. and Dr. Kimberley Lee, M.D. from Johns Hopkins Sidney […]

  Praise 102.5 enjoyed celebrating the Thrivers & Survivors that attended our annual Pretty in Pink Breast Cancer Luncheon on Thursday, October 20. A special thanks to The City of Stockbridge, Stockbridge’s Councilwoman Neat Robinson, Prettiest Me, VPM events and Golden Krust Morrow. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Photos Courtesy of Cassandra Moye and Chelsea Patel PC […]

Having undergone a double mastectomy, Ericka Heart tells her breast cancer story from diagnosis to cancer free.

Mama reflects on being at the highest point of her career, but the lowest point in her life while watching her mother succumb to breast cancer.

Breast cancer rates among African-American women under the age of 35 are two times higher than White women under age 35.

In this edition of Healthy Ever After, Erica Campbell talks about the battle against breast cancer. She talks about women’s tendency to put themselves last, leaving such a dangerous disease unchecked. Chances are, she says, you know somebody who has breast cancer. In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Erica talks about the steps we […]

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 […]

On Thursday, the American Cancer Society released a shocking new report with disturbing findings — for the first time in history, breast cancer incidence in Black women is equal to that of their White counterparts. The statistics were a shocking blow as Black women’s mortality rate has consistently been higher than any other racial or […]

Let’s face it beauties, we love to shop. But with October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, why not spend our hard-earned dollars on products that will benefit research for the disease? Breast cancer remains the most commonly-diagnosed form of cancer for African American women. Worse, our mortality rate is nearly twice as high as […]

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.