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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and just last week Ananda Lewis shocked us all with her diagnosis. Secondly, her decision for not getting mammograms is one that she regrets; however, her reasoning resonates with many women. Did you know Blacks are more likely to die from diseases due to health disparities? Black health matters…

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Breast cancer is an illness commonly found in African American women and some men. According to the American Cancer Society, women can start getting mammograms at age 40. At 45, they should be checked every year. A mammogram is an X-ray of the breast and is completed by a healthcare professional. Women don’t have to…

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According to the American Cancer Society, about 2,670 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. The lifetime chance of getting breast cancer in the United States for men is 1 in 833. Chicago hip-hop artist Antwone Muhammad was diagnosed with breast cancer in December of 2013. In June of 2014 after surgery and…

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Rihanna is raising money for breast cancer with a limited edition of her Savage X Fenty collection. The 31-year-old pop star has decided to release a Savage X Thrivers Xtra VIP Box for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the month of October, in the hope of raising money for the Clara Lionel Fund — which she…

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Each year during the month of October we turn our focus to bringing awareness to breast cancer in women, but now with the news of Mathew Knowles‘ diagnosis, we are alarmed by the cases of breast cancer in Black men. Breast cancer is a disease that primarily affects women and occurs when cells in the…

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Mathew Knowles stunned popular culture when the father and former manager of Beyoncé and Destiny’s Child he announced he has breast cancer. Coincidentally, Knowles made the announcement at the top of October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many men — particularly organizations within the National Football League — now proudly don pink clothing…

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Beyoncé’s father has breast cancer. The “Halo” hitmaker’s dad Mathew Knowles has revealed he is battling the disease on the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness month, which runs throughout October, as part of his interview with Michael Strahan on “Good Morning America.” Speaking in the sit-down chat, which will air on Wednesday, Oct. 2,…

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Renew You, From Frazzled to Fabulous is a motivational, spiritually uplifting book written by breast cancer survivor Cie Cie Wilson McGhee. McGhee, a promotions and marketing specialist, event producer and entrepreneur, wrote the book to help women find their “fabulous” and get back on their feet after facing hard times. The book offers questions women should ask themselves…

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Dr. Lisa Bootstaylor is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Atlanta. Bootstaylor has been practicing for 20 years. While she focuses on all aspects of plastic surgery, she has done a substantial amount of breast surgery and breast reconstruction. Although Breast Cancer Awareness Month has passed, rolling out is continuing to encourage healthy living and knowing your body.…

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During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, rolling out is helping women (and men) understand the complicated aspects of the second most common form of cancer, breast cancer. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, cancer is a broad term for a class of diseases characterized by abnormal cells that grow and invade healthy cells in the body.…

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