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Knowledge is power: Black breast cancer experience 2021

Date and Time

Thu, Oct 28, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm ET

Thu, Nov 04, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm ET

Thu, Nov 11, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm ET

Location

Virtual

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Watch session I: Our voices, our stories

Watch session II: Radical self-care: Body, mind, and soul

Watch session III: Loving the skin you're in: Breast reconstruction, body image, and body positivity

Event details

Knowledge is power: The Black breast cancer experience explores the disparities in breast cancer care. In addition to discussions about disparities in care, the videos cover topics including self-care, body image, and breast reconstruction for Black women impacted by breast cancer.

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Date and Time

Thu, Oct 28, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm ET

Thu, Nov 04, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm ET

Thu, Nov 11, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm ET

Location

Virtual

Download resource guide

Watch session I: Our voices, our stories

Watch session II: Radical self-care: Body, mind, and soul

Watch session III: Loving the skin you're in: Breast reconstruction, body image, and body positivity

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Our voices, our stories

Session I

A candid conversation with Black women from all walks of life about their breast cancer diagnosis, experiences with implicit racial bias and health inequalities, and how they overcame these obstacles to receive standard of care.

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Radical self-care: Body, mind, and soul

Session II

Self-care can make a significant difference to women during and after breast cancer treatment. In this session you will learn about the principles of self-care and healthier living that can help you cope and manage the emotions of your diagnosis and improve your energy levels and your overall sense of well-being.

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Loving the skin you’re in: Breast reconstruction, body image, and body positivity

Session III

Racial disparities have been documented in many areas of healthcare, including plastic and breast reconstructive surgery. In this session our experts talk about these disparities and provide practical information that will help you make an informed decision about breast reconstruction, as well as how to improve body image, self-love, and body positivity.

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