… the chancellor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center says the higher number of breast cancer diagnosis is because more black women are being checked than ever before. “I think it’s awareness. Awareness that you need to be seen, you need screening mammograms and once you have a positive finding on a mammogram,… Read More
In the Media Tag: African American breast cancer
Loretta Hill, a five-year survivor of breast cancer, was the guest speaker recently at UTHSC campus reception for the “Live! Just as We Are” exhibition of photos of African-American breast cancer survivors from West Tennessee. Hill, whose portrait is in the exhibition, spoke candidly of coping with the disease …
Falander West hands a pink rose to her husband, Robert West, because, “he went through it with me,” as the pair attended a opening of the “Live! Just as We Are” exhibition of 80 portraits of African American breast cancer survivors from West Tennessee … The exhibit is on display in the lobby of the… Read More
University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a free public reception for the “Live! Just as We Are” photo exhibition Thursday, Oct. 29, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the 930 Madison Ave. lobby. The exhibition includes more than 80 portraits of African-American breast cancer survivors. Call 901-448-2704 for details.