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Diana Pando

The Resurrection Project

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Latinas and Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know

01/02/2015 12:18pm | 7803 views

Maria Medina, a breast cancer survivor, used to travel to the north side of Chicago by bus to participate in breast cancer education programs. However, it became difficult for her to keep up with the schedule and the long travel times, and eventually had to stop attending her breast cancer support group. When she did, she lost access to a wealth of information about the disease she was combating, and the vital support that comes from being with fellow patients and survivors.

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Diana Pando

The Resurrection Project

The Resurrection Project's mission is to build relationships and challenge people to act on their faith and values to create healthy communities through organizing, education and community development.