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.
Our voices, our stories
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.
Radical self-care: Body, mind, and soul
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.
Loving the skin you’re in: Breast reconstruction, body image, and body positivity
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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AmerisourceBergen Corporation Foundation
Abramson Cancer Center (ACC) at Penn Medicine
Basser Center for BRCA
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) - Jefferson Health