Breast cancer prevention through empowerment and education
By Dina Lewis – WUFT-FM
In Alachua County, 30.8% of black women who are 40 years of age and older have received a mammogram in the past year. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis reports on how the Well Florida Council is taking iniatives to empower black women on breast cancer prevention.
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