…all women. In addition to early detection and treatment, women should be aware of certain risk factors for breast cancer.
These include age, family history, previous breast cancer or recurrence, being overweight, following a healthy and well-balanced diet and leading a sedentary lifestyle. For those who are diagnosed with the disease, we encourage them to seek treatment early, ask questions of their physicians and stay positive.
“As an actress, I believe that my greatest roles are ones that inspire and uplift,” said Whitfield. “I am therefore wholly committed to my latest role in the ‘Taking Charge of Breast Cancer’ campaign, as it is a role that can inspire women and their loved ones to take action and control over their health and their lives.”
And when speaking about the length of her own life and health, Whitfield simply states, “I feel honored that I was a vessel for something that is really important to our culture. You never know how God will use you, and I’m looking forward to a whole lot more. I’ll tell you, if anyone is trying to get rid of me, they’ll have a hard time.”