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What Women Should Know About Lung Cancer

This form of cancer poses the highest risk to women and it’s on the rise

Lung cancer is actually the leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the U.S.…

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Gwen Ifill and What Women Need to Know About Endometrial Cancer

Learn more about the cancer that killed the pioneering journalist at 61

Gwen Ifill died after a battle with endometrial cancer, the 4th most common cancer diagnosed…

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Black Smokers Less Likely to be Screened for Lung Cancer

How racial differences influence smoking patterns

Research shows that the differences in smoking habits between black and white folks may lead…

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Keven Stonewall Talks About the Good Life

Cancer researcher and college student Keven Stonewall's conversation with us, during the Good Life tour

BE’s Sirita Wright caught up with young cancer researcher Keven Stonewall at The Good Life…

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Tea May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk

Research suggests flavonoids in black tea, red wine, onions, apples, blueberries, citrus fruit, dark chocolate, and grapes can induce cancer cell death

A study shows that women who consumed the most flavonoids, a type of antioxidant abundant…

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Bounce Back From Business

Millennials on the Move: Timea Gaines Shares 3 Ways to Bounce Back from Business After Cancer

Tips to bounce back from business setbacks

Diagnosed with breast cancer at 27, Timea Gaines shares tips to bounce back from business…

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5 Alarming Statistics that Prove We Need Greater Awareness Around Lung Cancer

May 8-14 marks National Women's Lung Health Week

The American Lung Association launches the Lung Force initiative to bring about awareness around women…

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Managing Your Career Through Breast Cancer

Navigate your job and income on your own terms

You need to know what you can expect physically and psychologically so you can be…

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Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green Sprinkles Black Girl Magic on Cancer Research

Physicist was awarded $1.1 million grant to develop a groundbreaking treatment.

Strides are currently being made in cancer research thanks to the contributions of Dr. Hadiyah-Nichole…

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Taelor and Sydni Scott, daughters of sportscaster Stuart Scott

Stuart Scott’s Daughters Post Video Tribute On One-Year Anniversary of His Passing

Taelor and Sydni Scott create a moving tribute and 'Dear Dad' letter

January 4, 2016, was the one-year anniversary of Stuart Scott’s passing. Scott, who passed after…

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SheaMoisture’s ‘Good For You Glamour’ Campaign Spotlights Breast Cancer Survivors

Cosmetics company puts a focus on women of color

In addition to spotlighting breast cancer survivors, for every cosmetic item purchased on SheaMoisture.com between…

By Kandia Johnson

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Alarming Facts About African American Women and Breast Cancer

Did you know breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among black women?

Breast cancer awareness facts, tips, and resources.

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Study Finds Black Women Less Likely to Survive Uterine Cancer

Get empowered by knowing risks and ways to lower it

Rates of uterine cancer are rising in the United States, particularly among black and Asian…

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Jimmy Carter Announces He Has Advanced Cancer

President Obama offers well wishes, says 'We are rooting for you'

Former president Carter announced cancer has spread and, although type has not been disclosed, there’s…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Cincinnati Bengals Player, Devon Still, Honored Alongside Daughter

The two will be awarded the Jimmy V. Perseverance Award on July 15

Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still continues his  fight  against cancer alongside his daughter, Leah,…

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4 Vital Tips on Cancer Prevention

Dr. Tia D. Olds details ways to live healthy

Dr. Tia D. Olds shares some facts and tips about cancer as well as preventive…

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A Tribute to ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott

The legend will never be forgotten

After a long battle with appendiceal cancer, legendary ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott died on Jan.…

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Longtime SportsCenter host and ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott Passes Away At the Age of 49

These celebrities used social media to express their condolences

Stuart Scott did it his way. It was the only way that he knew how…

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Colts Sign Cancer Survivor Andrew McDonald

The NFL team offered McDonald a contract on Dec. 2

The Colts sign cancer survivor Andrew McDonald on Dec. 2. McDonald was diagnosed with testicular…

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Robin Roberts Named Glamour Woman of the Year

Glamour honors Robin Roberts and three other women of color

Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts is highlighted in Glamour’s December issue as a woman…

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