October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Real Fam!
Per the CDC, Black women and white women develop breast cancer at about the same rate, but Black women die from the illness at a higher rate. Although screenings cannot prevent breast cancer, they can help detect it early, when the disease is easier to treat.
Fortunately, a number of programs across the country offer free or low-cost screenings to eligible women.
To find a screening near you, click HERE!