Clear Channel’s WDAS-FM Philadelphia talent Patty Jackson and Loraine Ballard Morrill (News and Community Affairs Director/CC Radio Philadelphia) will host a digital town hall meeting to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’ll be at the WDAS Performance Studio and online at www.wdasfm.com on 10/12.The panel will include Jeanette Stephens-El – Co Race Chair of Susan G. Komen for the Cure Philadelphia, Anita and Keri Connor founders of Praise is the Cure, Rhonda Starks from Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church’s Cancer Survivors and Support Ministry and Dr. Carla Fisher Assistant, breast cancer surgeon and Professor of Surgery at U Penn Medicine.
Audience participants will include survivors, women living with breast cancer and advocates provided through a partnership with a local Baptist Church.
The event will examine the impact of Breast Cancer on the African American community; The importance of early detection; Why ignorance is not bliss – Why African Americans ignore warning signs; What to do when you feel a lump?; Types of Breast Cancer; Treatment options; Survival tips; and Survivor strategies for celebrating life and the role of faith and spirituality.