In recognition of National Breast Cancer Month, the Community Health Center of Buffalo, Inc., AKA and The Witness Project have joined forces with Windsong Radiology to host a 2018 kickoff ceremony called “Shades of Pink – GET ON THE BUS”! Shades of Pink” represents both the colors of AKA and Breast Cancer Awareness.
Sharon Bradley, President of the Gamma Phi Omega Chapter of AKA stated, “We recognize that the mortality rate for breast cancer in African American women is nearly double the rate of White women. Dee Johnson of the Witness Project expressed pride in being a part of the campaign. “We are proud to be a partner in this important campaign!”
Dr. LaVonne Ansari, CEO of the Community Health Center of Buffalo, Inc., shared, We are hosting mammogram events throughout the month of October at each of our four sites according to the following schedule:
October 4 34 Benwood Ave.11am – 7 pm
October 11 275 Highland Ave. 9am- 5pm Niagara Falls
October 18 38 Heritage Court 9am- 5 pm Lockport
October 23 934 Cleveland Dr. 9am – 5 pm Cheektowaga
The kickoff was held October 1 Early detection really is the best prevention