Each year Let Us Bear Fruit sets aside time to honor our mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin—those women who fought the good fight and those who are still in the war to eradicate breast cancer.
In an effort to assist, for any comment left on this blog during the month of October, we will donate $2.00 to breast cancer research. Please don’t be shy, talk it up this month and help us help others.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis among African American women, and among women nationwide.1 Studies have shown that when African American women follow the same preventive measures as white women, their death rates from breast cancer are very similar. However, African American women are more likely than white women to be diagnosed at later stages of the disease and are more likely to die from it. Scientists are still exploring the reasons behind these trends. Read more: Here