BET and Planned Parenthood to Team Up for Breast Cancer Awareness

Keshia Knight Pulliam to host the Breast Party Ever in Atlanta this weekend.

Posted: 10/02/2013 11:18 AM EDT

BET Networks and Planned Parenthood are teaming up for the Breast Party Ever in Atlanta on Saturday to recognize the importance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

The star-studded event will be hosted by actress Keshia Knight Pulliam, with an appearance from actress Tasha Smith, DJ D-Nice, Doug E. Fresh and singer Mylah. Tickets for the event are free and can be ordered here.

The Breast Party Ever will also celebrate the new opportunity millions of women have to gain access to critical women's health services through the Affordable Care Act.

Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths for American women. Among women under 40, African-Americans have the highest incidence rate of breast cancer. 

Order tickets for the event here.

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