Triple Negative Breast Cancer Impacts Women of Color

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OPINION (NNPA) – Every October, people lace up their sneakers and walk to support efforts to find a cure for breast cancer. In a sea of pink, there are heart wrenching stories of survival, homemade signs in memory of loved ones, and hope of a cure for this devastating disease that impacts more than 230,000 […]

Sacramento Mother and Daughter Share Special Bond as Breast Cancer Survivors

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SACRAMENTO – When her daughter was diagnosed with breast cancer, Margaret Finch’s nursing skills kicked into overdrive and she threw herself into caring for her and aiding in her recovery. Ms. Finch didn’t know that the roles would soon reverse and her daughter would be helping her wage the same battle. Today, Ms. Finch, 72, […]

Breast Cancer Takes Heavier Toll on Black Women

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WASHINGTON – When Kimberly Higginbotham was 23 years old, she received some devastating news. It was January. Higginbotham was in her last year of graduate school for physical therapy at Howard University, but she wasn’t feeling the same excitement as her peers. Instead, she was worried about the lump she had found in her breast. […]