An estimated 26,840 new cases of breast cancer are expected to occur among African American women in 2011

 

The overall incidence rate of breast cancer is 10% lower in African American women than white women.

 

African American women have a five year survival rate of 78% after diagnosis as compared to 90% for white women.

 

The incidence rate of breast cancer among women under 45 is higher for African American women compared to white women.

 

Source: American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts

& Figures for African American 2010-2011

 

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SISTERS NETWORK® INC.

 

NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STAFF

 

 

Sisters Network® Inc. staff functions to govern and advise in our efforts to educate, empower and support the African American woman’s breast cancer movement.

 

 

    KAREN E. JACKSON
    Founder & CEO
    kejackson@sistersnetworkinc.org

 

 

    ERIE CALLOWAY
    Executive Director
    ecalloway@sistersnetworkinc.org

 

 

   SHAWNTELL MCWILLIAMS
   Vice President
   smcwilliams@sistersnetworkinc.org

 

 

   ANGELLA BAILEY
   Database Administrator 

   abailey@sistersnetworkinc.org 

  
  

   COURTNEY TAYLOR
   Grants & Outreach Specialist
   ctaylor@sistersnetworkinc.org

 

 

   MONICA JONES 
   Executive Administrator
   mjones@sistersnetworkinc.org

 

 

   LATASHA SMITH
   Chapter Affiliate Manager 
   lsmith@sistersnetworkinc.org

 

 

   INGA GUILLORY
   Administrative Assistant
   iguillory@sistersnetworkinc.org