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Did You Know…?

  • An estimated 26,840 new cases of breast cancer are expected to occur among African American women in 2011
  • The overall incidence rate of breast cancer is 10% lower in African American women than white women
  • African American women have a five year survival rate of 78% after diagnosis as compared to 90% for white women
  • The incidence rate of breast cancer among women under age 45 is higher for African American women compared to white women

Source: American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts & Figures for African American 2011-2012

Sisters Network Dallas

Sisters Network Dallas is an affiliate chapter of Sisters Network® Inc., a leading voice and the only national African American breast cancer survivorship organization in the United States.

Sisters Network Dallas is a community-based organization made up of African American breast cancer survivors. Founded in June of 2005, we saw an urgent need to unite with other survivors, communities, and health care professionals in the fight against breast cancer.


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