National Minority Health Month: Harlem Health & Wellness Summit

On April 27, SHARE celebrated National Minority Health Month with our first ever Health & Wellness Summit in Harlem, NY. Speakers, panelists, exhibitors, and attendees gathered at the National Black Theatre in Harlem, NY for cooking demos, mindful meditation, movement routines, and talks on heart health, radiology, and breast, ovarian, prostate and colon cancer.

What Every Woman Should Know about GYN Cancers

GYN cancers -- ovarian, cervical, uterine (endometrial), vulvar, and vaginal -- affect tens of thousands of women every year. This video explains what women should know about these cancers and what they should do if they experience symptoms.

The video features members of the rock group N.E.D. (No Evidence of Disease), a group of GYN cancer surgeons raising awareness by joining music with medicine.

Highlights of 2014

We’re very proud of SHARE’s community. This month we’re highlighting a few women who shared their stories to educate the public about breast and ovarian cancers in 2014. Thank you so much, ladies! And keep up the good work!!

The Road To Breast Reconstruction: Understanding Your Options

In 2009 when I was facing a breast cancer diagnosis and a double mastectomy there was one silver lining in my dark cancer cloud: I could choose to have my breasts reconstructed. “Choose” is an important word with a cancer diagnosis because none of us choose to have cancer. But we face many choices for surgery, treatment and reconstruction.