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Organizer Lynnette Hill (left)  and cancer survivor Delores Washington share a moment at  a breast cancer workshop  Saturday at  Monumental Baptist Church on Chicago's South Side.

 

  


Church and health network join forces against breast cancer

by Tanvi Misra
Apr 30, 2013


A faith-based approach is an effective method of raising awareness about this insidious disease among African-American and Hispanic women, health workers say. An informative session at the Monumental Baptist Church on the South Side included a workshop by the ACCESS Community Health Network's "Pin-A-Sister" program, testimonies of survivors, games and a Zumba session.