When Mary J. Blige’s aunt died of breast most cancers, the information was each surprising and devastating.
“I did not discover out that she died from breast most cancers till she died,” stated the nine-time Grammy winner. Like many different households, Blige’s household did not talk about breast most cancers—however on this case, the silence was lethal.
Now, the “Love Is All We Need” singer has joined forces with Black Women’s Health Imperative, Hologic and RAD-AID for the P.O.W.E.R. of Sure Campaign. The initiative seeks to cut back breast most cancers screening disparities amongst Black ladies by driving dwelling the significance of annual mammograms.
As October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and The Root loves Black ladies, we’re persevering with this essential dialog about breast well being.
In the above video watch The Root‘s Editor-in-Chief, Danielle C. Belton, average a panel with singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige; President and CEO of Black Women’s Health Imperative Linda Goler Blount; and Medical Director and Co-Founder of Breast Care for Washington, Regina Hampton, MD.
Check out their total dialogue.
For extra info, go to BeSure.BWHI.org.