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Breast Health matters!!

promote breast health awareness

Sisters Network Orlando meets monthly on the 3rd Saturday of each month at the UF Health Cancer Center, 1400 S. Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida at 2:00 p.m. EST

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In Unity there is STRENGTH

Breast cancer doesn't discriminate. It strikes young, old, wealthy and poor. United we can defeat it. Become a part of the solution by joining today!

In Strength there is POWER

Regardless of whether it is a local outreach or a national campaign, our unity empowers us with strength greater than any individual working alone.

In Power there is CHANGE

Power applied strategically and consistently brings about change. Positive change can impact the lives of women across our community.

Breast Cancer is the Most Imperative
Health Issue Facing African American Women!

African American Breast Cancer Facts**

In the U.S. breast Cancer is the second common cause of cancer death in African American

African American women have a 40% higher death rate than white women in the U.S.

African American women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer before age 40 than
white women in U.S.

There is evidence that aggressive tumor characteristics are more common in young African
American women than white women.

**Source: American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts and Figures of African Americans 2018-2019