Philippa Kibugu-Decuir

Can we reduce the devastating impact of breast cancer in Rwanda?

Nothing can compare to the fear experienced when sitting in the doctor’s office and hearing the word cancer. I casually interviewed several breast cancer patients and survivors (62) in Rwanda and USA and 49 of them gave me similar responses: they were shocked, bewildered, stunned and more...

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 12:00 AM

From awareness to prevention and wellness

BREAST Cancer Awareness Month is a month-to spend time thinking about breast cancer and learning more about how you can reduce your risk for this disease. Although we do not know specifically the cause of this disease, research has identified risk factors that are likely to increase the...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 1:06 AM

No one should face breast cancer alone

Sometimes the best medicine is a kind word, a hug or just knowing that someone is there for you. When breast cancer strikes, receiving support from family and friends is not enough.  Connecting with others who have gone through the same experience can feel like the difference between day and...

Sunday, April 21, 2019, 8:10 PM

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