Using Exercise To Help Address Breast Cancer Disparities

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African American women get diagnosed with breast cancer less often than white women but they die more from the disease, according to the National Cancer Institute. In our continuing Be Well series on cancer, producer Kay Colby sat down with Rick Jackson to discuss issues related to this noted health disparity, as well as new research pointing to how exercise may be one tool to help combat it.

To get information about exercise programs and other services at The Gathering Place call 216-595-9546 or visit their website

To get information about the LiveStrong exercise programs available at select locations at the YMCA go to the YMCA website

To access a report on breast cancer from the American Cancer Society click here

 

To read a report from the Avon Foundation on breast cancer disparities click here

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