#KnowYourGirls

Black women in the U.S. are 40 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than white women[1], and a recent study found that while 92 percent of black women agree breast health is important, only 25 percent of women have recently discussed breast health with their family, friends, or colleagues and only 17 percent have taken steps to understand their risk for breast cancer. To address the unacceptable disparity in breast cancer mortality rates, Susan G. Komen, the world's