Six months after her second son was born, Jennifer was diagnosed with early-stage cervical cancer. But a rare surgery helped her have a third baby and complete her dream family.
A study that enrolled more than 2,000 Nigerian women found that disparities in breast cancer mortality disproportionately impact women of African ancestry.
Lower screening rates for breast cancer among Muslim women, are — in part — due to faith-based ways of coping with health and illness. Aasim Padela, MD, director of the Initiative on Islam and Medicine at UChicago Medicine worked to increase screenings by developing religious messages about health and delivering this information in mosques.