An estimated 26,840 new cases of breast cancer are expected to occur among African American women in 2011

 

The overall incidence rate of breast cancer is 10% lower in African American women than white women.

 

African American women have a five year survival rate of 78% after diagnosis as compared to 90% for white women.

 

The incidence rate of breast cancer among women under 45 is higher for African American women compared to white women.

 

Source: American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts

& Figures for African American 2010-2011

 

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SISTERS NETWORK® INC.

 

NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STAFF

 

 

Sisters Network® Inc. staff functions to govern and advise in our efforts to educate, empower and support the African American woman’s breast cancer movement.

 

KAREN  E. JACKSON
Founder & CEO
kejackson@sistersnetworkinc.org

 

 

ERIE E. CALLOWAY
Executive Director
ecalloway@sistersnetworkinc.org

 

  

  LATONYA NEALY
Patient Navigator
patientnavigator@sistersnetworkinc.org

 

 

COREY MORGAN
Data Coordinator
datacoordinator@sisteresnetworkinc.org

 

 

MONICA JONES 
Administrative Assistant
adminassistant@sistersnetworkinc.org