Breast Cancer is now the most the most common cancer in the world.
This year in the U.S., breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, over 200,000 women will be newly diagnosed and over 40,000 will die.
In the U.S., Black women die nearly 42% more from breast cancer and are diagnosed younger.
Each day, Black and Latina women are more likely to be diagnosed with more aggressive breast cancer and at a later stage than white women.
In our Nation's Capital, women are diagnosed and die more from breast cancer - women get breast cancer 15% more and die of breast cancer 30% more than the national average.
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Pink Divas is an award-winning evidence-based training, outreach and patient navigation program designed to combat breast cancer disparities.
"Divas" educate, empower and impact women where they live, work, play and pray to ensure that where a woman lives, will not determine if she lives.
Divas team with cancer patient navigators to educate women, girls and men in their community on breast cancer and provide social support and resources.
Divas are empowered through a breast health advocate training to increase access to culturally attuned care to improve health outcomes for women, girls and men in their community.
Divas create a sense of community and sisterhood by hosting breast cancer events within their social networks to impact the lives of women, girls and men annually.
Ready to educate, empower and mobilize your community - virtually? Contact our team to learn more about our evidence-based digital training program, tools, and events for breast health advocates.
DC Pinks Divas is honored to share recommendations informed by a decade of community impact! Sign up below for updates on our upcoming events and breast health advocate trainings.
CLICK HERE to view our abstract and the virtual poster presentation featuring our recommendations at Xavier University of Louisiana's 14th Health Disparities Conference on April 7, 2021.
For 10 years, our cancer patient navigation team has partnered with over 200 organizations to provide education, resources and screening to communities across the U.S.
PINK FAITH DAY VIRTUAL EVENTS
In October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month we will continue our annual collaborations to save lives - virtually!
Our Pink Faith program invites the faith-based community to join us in the fight against breast cancer disparities by hosting a Pink Faith Day at their place of worship.
Pink Faith Days are free events hosted at synagogues, churches and mosques to educate respective members on breast health and breast cancer, while celebrating survivors and caregivers.
- Free Pink Faith Day promotional materials
- Sample bulletin announcement
- Programming ideas
- Social media content
- Tailor faith-based breast health presentations
- Expert speakers
- Breast health information
- Breast Health Kits
- Virtual Swag Bag
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Divas joined us for a virtual Paint, Sip & Share night!
- Local and national survivors and thrivers to shared their story.
- Learned from our Sip & Share Conversation with Oncologist and MBC Advocate, Dr. Lori Wilson.
- Painted a beautiful picture depicting "strength" with help from our virtual artist instructors.
100 attendees received our FREE Paint, Sip & Share Kit complete with paints, brushes, pallet, canvas, apron, tablecloth, tumbler, and breast health resources for you - and some to share with your community!
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Men can get breast cancer too. Use this guide to know your risk and the facts.
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Meet Rudi, male breast cancer survivor. Download for his story and tips for men.