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Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »

Breast Implants Crackdown: France Becomes First Country to Ban Prosthesis Linked to Rare Cancer; Canada Decides to Suspend Its Sale

Representational Image (Photo credits: Twitter/LaddAtkins) After their arrival on the cosmetic surgery market, back in the 1960s, both silicone and saline breast implants quickly became a hit in the plastic surgery procedure for women. Despite the increasing number of females favouring this prosthetic implants, debate continues to swirl about their safety. Recently, after several types… Read More »