black UK, Black Women in Europe

Breast Cancer and Women of African descent information event in London

Saturday 29 May 3.00pm to 5.00pm

Roxy Bar, 128 Borough High Street, SE1 (next to Sainsburys) Tube: London Bridge

Entry: over 18’s only £5.00 admission, pay on the door

Bring pen and pad and be on time.

This presentation by Sister Abi* aims to empower women with information to help defeat breast cancer. It will cover:

* The reality of risk rates for black women; how white women skew the risk indicators
* 5 steps you can take to reduce your risk ,
* How not breast feeding can increase your risk
* What food and lifestyles increase liability
* The signs that ensure early detection.
* How such information is made difficult to access (there has only ever been one study on how cancer affects black women in the UK)

*Sister Abi holds a first degree in Medical Bio-chemistry, a masters in Clinical bio-chemistry and is pursuing another masters in Public Health. She is currently Programme Manager for an infomatics project for a major cancer charity and will be in the next edition of the New African Woman magazine for her cancer prevention work.

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