… 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: health disparities
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.
On Thursday, October 29, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center hosts a free public reception for the “Live! Just as We Are” photo exhibition of African-American women who are breast cancer survivors.
… an ambitious summit at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to battle the obstacles that have prevented some women in the African-American community from getting the diagnosis and treatment that could save their lives.