Chicago writer S.L. Wisenberg chose the pseudonym "Cancer Bitch" when she decided to blog about her battle with breast cancer. The bitch is back with reflections on another aspect of health – preparing for the afterlife.
African American women in Chicago have a 62 percent higher death rate from breast cancer than white women.The racial disparity in Chicago is higher than the national average of 41 percent.Dr. Steve Whitman is with the institute.He said, "We think black women have more trouble getting mammograms.
[ President Obama is expected in Chicago next week as part of a four-city tour in his final campaign push before Election Day. He will hold a rally here on Saturday the 30th, reports The Washington Post. In particular, he is hoping to reach young, African American and urban voters.