Thu. Dec 8th, 2022

About

Although white women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer,
Black women in Indianapolis are 41% MORE LIKELY TO DIE from breast
cancer. Black women are diagnosed with breast cancer at
LATER STAGES and YOUNGER AGES than White women.​BREAST CANCER IS DIFFERENT AND MORE DEADLY FOR BLACK WOMEN.​We collaborate with researchers, health professionals and systems,
patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates, service providers, faith leaders and government agencies for better
BREAST CANCER OUTCOMES for Black women.

​OUR COLLABORATIVE WORK  SPANS THE BREAST HEALTH CONTINUUM OF CARE

  • Awareness and Education
    Raise awareness about the breast cancer disparities for Black women in Indianapolis and the United States.
  • Support and Advocacy
    Provide support and advocacy to connect women to timely, affordable and accessible breast health services.
  • Research
    Conduct and promote research aimed at identifying the causes of late-stage diagnosis and high breast cancer death rates for Black women.
  • Solutions
    Implement solutions to improve access to quality screenings, diagnostic services and treatment for Black women in Indianapolis.