Black Women Battle Triple Negative Breast Cancer at Alarming Rates

Black Women Battle Triple Negative Breast Cancer at Alarming Rates

Published October 25, 2010

In January, 2005, Stephanie Mims-Broady knew she had breast cancer.

"I was just touching [myself] and thought I might as well do the [self breast exam] because I had been doing it on a monthly basis--and I found the lump," she said.

But she was too busy to act on the lump she had found. She was taking care of her ailing mother--who would lose her battle to lung cancer later that month.

Soon after her mother passed, Stephanie received more sobering news from doctors--she did in fact have breast cancer.

Read more and see video at TheGrio.com.

Written by <P class="article_author">By Todd&nbsp;Johnson,&nbsp;The Grio</P>

COMMENTS

Latest in news