What black women need to know about endometrial cancer

The host of “Washington Week” and “PBS NewsHour” was a trailblazer for African Americans and women in the newsroom, reminding us that it is possible to break through in a field that was dominated—and continues to be dominated—by mostly white men.
 
But her death also reminds us of the dangers of endometrial cancer, a disease that the 61-year-old died of less than a year after being diagnosed.
 
It’s also a disease that black women, like Ifill, are disproportionately affected by.


via What black women need to know about endometrial cancer | The Birmingham Times


 

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