World Cancer Day, February 4th, happens to fall between two big cancer awareness months: cervical & colorectal cancer. Director of the Louisiana Cancer Prevention & Control Programs (LCP), Donna Williams, told the Louisiana Radio network during her interview that, “The goal of World Cancer Day is to raise awareness about cancer prevention methods…Everywhere all across the world there are things that can be done to decrease the deaths from cancer.” Her complete interview can be found here: https://goo.gl/3CNMf1
If you want to check out the expansion efforts for the Louisiana Breast & Cervical Health Program (LBCHP), read more about our new provider in St. Charles here: https://goo.gl/T0I0Ae.
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month has drawn to a close, but our work is not finished. Here’s a recent news story from WWL about the high rate of cervical cancer among African-American women in Louisiana: https://goo.gl/euDB0r