breast cancer

A recent study (funded by the Avon Foundation) revealed that African-American women are 43 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than White women. In 2013, 230,815 women and 2,109 men in the United States were diagnosed with the cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. Further, 40,860 women and 464 men […]

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

Breast cancer deaths are increasing for Black women, researchers say. In a new study released just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, investigators reveal a shocking link between the most common form of cancer found in women and their geographical location. According to the Avon Foundation funded study, which examined breast cancer deaths between […]

Two years ago, Thomas Moore saw a video of a girl who had lost her hair due to cancer. He was so touched that he decided to grow out his hair and donate it to survivors like her. No, Thomas was not a college student or a man who had gone through something similar, Thomas […]

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green discusses her groundbreaking research and what inspired her to become a pioneer in this area of medical care.

The list of celebrities participating in this year’s Stand Up To Cancer telethon has just gotten even more impressive. CNN has confirmed that Viola Davis, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Matt Bomer, Dave Franco, Sonequa Martin-Green, Rob Riggle, Tony Hale, Terry Crews, Mel B and Bree Turner, will all be part of […]

getty images: The American Cancer Society has released Breast Cancer Clear & Simple, Second Edition: All Your Questions Answered. It is an engaging, question-and-answer book written to help newly diagnosed patients quickly digest the crucial information needed to navigate through their breast cancer experience. Breast Cancer Clear & Simple was written to help women with breast […]

Despite receiving similar cancer treatment as other patients, African Americans with a common form of leukemia didn’t live as long in a 2013 groundbreaking study on health disparities. But another form of leukemia, Chronic Myelogenous leukemia (CML) is also becoming more familiar in the black community. Chronic myelogenous (or myeloid or myelocytic) leukemia, also known […]

getty images: Miss Cleo, iconic face and voice of the Psychic Readers Network in the ’90s, has died at the age of 53, reports confirm. A representative of the television psychic, born Youree Harris, told Fox411 that Harris died following a “valiant battle with cancer in Palm Beach, Florida, surrounded by family and close friends.” […]

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 […]

The lawsuit filed by Gwynn's family is seeking unspecified damages. His family says the company purposely targeted Gwynn to market their products to African-Americans.

EEW MAGAZINE NEWS Lung cancer is the number one cancer-killer of women more-so than breast, colon or pancreatic cancer combined. One woman, every eight minutes, dies of lung cancer in the U.S. Healthy lifestyle movement and media company Feel Rich and the American Lung Association’s Lung Force initiative, nationally presented by CVS Health, have aligned […]