October 17, 2019

Medical Center to host event to promote breast cancer awareness

Author: Eric Swanson

The Chickasaw Nation Medical Center will host “Indigenous Pink Day” today to promote breast cancer awareness for Native American women.
The event will teach women the importance of regular cancer screenings, early cancer detection and celebrate cancer survivors as “warriors,” because “that is what they are – warriors,” said CNMC radiology case manager Sonya Frazier.
“Whenever we remember our women ancestors, they were very strong and stoic. We are encouraging everyone to wear ribbon skirts, ribb