Run 4 Her Life Breast Cancer Race

The local non-profit organization I Am My Sister’s Keeper Breast Cancer Foundation presents its first Run 4 Her Life Breast Cancer Race on Sunday, October 1. The event, the first in the area to focus on African American women, kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness month with a 5k/1 mile race/walk from the State Capitol to […]

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Impacts Women of Color

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 […]

Breast Cancer Takes Heavier Toll on Black Women

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. […]