BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS MOVE FORWARD
Moving forward — that’s what researchers at the Institute for Health Research and Policy want to help African American breast cancer survivors do.
Moving Forward is also the name of a community-based weight loss program to improve their survival rate. African American women exhibit higher breast cancer mortality rates than white women; in Chicago the breast cancer mortality rate for black women is 116 percent higher than the rate for white women, says Melinda Stolley, principal investigator of the study and institute researcher. »Follow this link for full story