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Double Mastectomy Doesn’t Boost Survival for Most
This breast cancer procedure doesn’t save as many lives as once believed....


Genetic Breast Cancer More Common in African-Americans
Why the BRCA gene matters to Black women....


Sometimes Just Being There Is the Best Medicine
My best advice for supporting a loved one with cancer....


Montell Williams Admits Emotional Eating After Double Mastectomy
The TV personality was mistakenly diagnosed with breast cancer when he was 19 years old....


BET Goes Pink: Mastectomies
Comedian and actress Wanda Sykes's breast public disclosure about her own experience with breast ca...


More Women With Breast Cancer Get Nipple-Sparing Surgery
For years, there has been concern that nipple-sparing mastectomies —a procedure that removes only t...


Angelina Jolie Pitt’s Surgery Diary: A Mother’s Sacrifice
Her story reminds us all of our capacity to save ourselves....


Former US Senator Edward W. Brooke Dies at 95
Brooke, a Republican, was the first Black person to be elected by popular vote....


This Day in Black History: March 20, 1957
Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 20, 1957....


Mandela's Granddaughter Bares Her Past in Book
Nelson Mandela's granddaughter, Zoleka Mandela, recounts her family's involvement in the fight agai...


Health Hero: I Have Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
For breast cancer blogger Barbra Watson-Riley, even a death sentence won’t stop her from living lif...


Black Women With Breast Cancer Meet Delays in Treatment
Black women and Latinas were twice as likely to wait for treatment (six weeks or more since diagnos...


Commentary: Kelly Rowland and the Power of Talking About Abuse
Superstar Kelly Rowland shocked the world recently with the release of the autobiographical song “D...


I Am Living With Stage IV Breast Cancer
Fredda Bryan talks about maintaining Stage IV breast cancer through treatment and why more Black wo...


Wanda Sykes Reveals Breast Cancer
The comedienne opens up about illness on Ellen....


Wanda Sykes Called “Brave” for Taking Her Cancer Fight Public
Group praises the comedian for speaking up....


Losing breast not always best for cancer patients
Losing breast not always best for cancer patients...


Former First Lady Betty Ford Dies at 93
Former First Lady Betty Ford's triumph over drug and alcohol addiction became a beacon of hope for ...


Rene Syler
Rene Syler will join the "Weekly with Ed Gordon" panel....


Breast Cancer At 16, Nikia Battles On
Posted Oct. 1, 2008 – It was Nikia Hammonds-Blakely’s most shocking experience. At age 16, as she w...

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