Partnering with the Early Detection Works Program,
CommuCare facilitated a day for African-born
women to get mammograms and clinical breast
exams at Leavenworth Kansas City Imaging on
August 17, 2013.
Join us to support CommuCare, a local organization that provides health education to African women and connects women to cancer screening services
Date: Saturday, September 14, 2013
Location: St. Andrew Christian Church, 13890 W. 127th Street, Olathe, KS 66062
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am
Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at New Century Imports, 9926 W. 87th Street, Overland Park, KS 66212
Women of a predominantly African congregation in Shawnee, Kansas, participated in a breast cancer educational session provided by CommuCare Services Inc. To find out more about Breakthrough Community Church, please visit their website.
In celebration of National Women’s Health Week, Commucare held an educational workshop to increase women’s awareness of breast and cervical cancer. Women were empowered with knowledge about cancer risk factors, symptoms and available resources for screening. To read more about the event, please read our newsletter:
Breast & Cervical Cancer Education Workshop
CommuCare Services Inc received funding from the Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health to organize and educational session on cervical and breast cancer fro African-born women in Kansas City.
CommuCare Services Inc. began its outreach to black African-born women on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 in efforts to help reduce breast cancer rates among this population.
Please read our newsletter:
8.4.12 training newsletter
CommuCare received a grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure Kansas City Affiliate to organize an educational workshop to increase breast cancer awareness among black African-born women in the Kansas City area.
CommuCare received a grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure Kansas City Affiliate to provide free mammograms and clinical breast exams to black African-born women in the Kansas City area.