Black Women Rising - breaking cancer taboos

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Black Women Rising - breaking cancer taboos

Concerns have been raised that women from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds are failing to come forward for cancer treatment, because of religious and cultural reasons.

The charity, The Leanne Pero Foundation says it believes many more patients are struggling to find support, whilst dealing with a diagnosis.

The organisation has now launched a powerful campaign, to try and tackle the taboo.

We spoke to Leanne Pero, and the blogger Saima Thompson, who has terminal cancer.

 

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