American Cancer Society & NAACP have come together to urge you to get the COVID-19 vaccine and speak with your health care provider about cancer screenings. Catch cancer early when it’s easier to treat. Regular screening tests can improve and save your life.
Postponing your mammogram, colonoscopy, or other screenings could mean cancer is found at a later stage and harder to treat.
- Call (800) 227-2345 or go to www.cancer.org for cancer information, answers, and hope... 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- California residents are recommended to call (833) 422-4255 or go to MyTurn.CA.Gov
Get the care you need, and join us in support to ensure we can help others in need. Thank you!
There is no question that the Pandemic is having devastating effects on health and health care, worsening existing gaps in cancer screening and survival in African American communities. In many ways, it is amplifying the already widening breast cancer mortality disparity for African American women and colon cancer mortality disparity for African American men.
1 in 2 African American men and 1 in 3 African American women will get cancer in their lifetime; but regular screening tests can improve and save your life.
Donations are needed to support resources to continue funding life-saving services and research at a time where new and improved treatments are needed, now more than ever, with heightened health risks to cancer survivors during and after this pandemic period.