The Great Divide: Women of Color, Cancer, and the Price of Survival

Monday, January 31, 2011 @ 11:30am

Event Info

Admission

FREE

Venue

Goodman Theatre

170 North Dearborn

Chicago, 

IL 

60601

Presenter

Goodman Theatre
312-443-3811

Cancer--specifically breast cancer--is the leading cause of death among African-American women. While breast cancer death rates among white women have decreased by 11% in recent years, the rate of breast cancer deaths among black women has increased by 13%. Join us as our panel of oncology experts, community activists, and policy analysts examine some of the factors that contribute to the disparities in cancer treatment, research, and resources.