Tag Archives: breast cancer
A recent study show’s North central Florida’s cancer mortality rate significantly higher than the rest of the state. Area doctors and survivors talk about the reasons behind the statistic and how residents can help change it.
Tiffany Johnson, a breast cancer survivor, celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness month with her friends and family, including her preschool-aged daughter, Ti-Andra, by attending the annual American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Gainesville.
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 […]